August 16, 2018 nutrientsandfoodsthesecrettohappyhair

Nutrients and Foods: The Secret to Happy Hair

Good nutrition goes a long way in making your hair healthy and happy. And without good nutrition, you hair will run into poor health, irrespective of the plethora of products you may use.

Here’s a list of Food Items for your healthy hair:

Eggs

Boil them, fry them, poach them! There are so many ways to make an egg. And each is just as nutritious.

White Meat

White Meat is rich in various nutrients that is required for hair growth. It is rich in Protein and directly affects hair strength.

Soybeans

Soybeans are known to full of all 22 essential Amino acids. A great all-in-one source for a must-have nutrient group.

Fatty Fish

Salmon, Herring, and Mackerel are known to be rich in Omega 3 fatty acids – one of the most essential nutrients for hair growth.

Shrimp

Shrimps are known to be the source of Protein, Vitamins B, Zinc, Iron and Vitamin D. All of which contribute to good, strong hair.

Spinach

It’s healthy and it’s green and our mothers have been trying to feed us it all our lives. Spinach has beneficial nutrients like Folate, Iron, and Vitamins A and C, all of which promote hair growth.

Berries

Berries are a prominent source of Vitamin C which helps strengthen your hair.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes produce beta-carotene which the body converts into Vitamin A, which is linked to good hair health.

Avocado

These delightful vegetables are the source of healthy fats and Vitamin E, which is a known antioxidant that combats oxidative stress by neutralizing free radicals.

Nuts

Vitamins, Zinc, essential fatty acids – the family of nuts are a storehouse for essential nutrients.

Seeds

Low on calories and high on nutrients for your hair. Seeds are a particularly effective source of essential elements.

Beans

Beans is the best plant based source for protein. Beans are also high on Zinc proportions.

Essential Nutrients

Vitamins

Vitamins B2, C, E and A are important for your hair’s growth.

Calcium & Iodine

Calcium is well known to be the main contributing element to our bones’ strength. But not as many people know, calcium also plays a large part in making our hair so strong. Iodine supports proper thyroid functioning and prevents abnormal hair growth.

Amino acids

Amino acids are known to support hair strength by providing adequate amounts of Sulphur to hair cells.

Polyunsaturated fatty acids

PUFAs help reduce dry, scaly skin. They are known to play an important role in building:

  • Cell structure
  • Barrier function
  • Lipid synthesis
  • Inflammation
  • Immunity

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