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How to improve hair health

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In order to have nice looking tresses, it is important that you nourish them with a well-balanced diet. There are other factors too that can affect your hair’s health “ like smoking, hormonal imbalances, not getting enough sleep, etc. Some of them might be out of our control, but there are many other factors that we can take care of.For example: you should not frequently brush your hairs, as vigorous grooming can damage your hair and break it off. You should consume more iron rich food. If your body is iron deficient, it will show in your hair health eventually. Good sources of iron include meats, clams, oysters, iron-fortified cereals, beans, pumpkin seeds, and spinach.
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It is important that you eat a well-balanced, varied, protein and iron-rich diet that focuses on the foods that are good for your hair health. It will surely give you good results in the long run. Here are some must have foods to include in your diet to improve hair health.

 

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–       Walnuts:

These nuts are also a great source of omega-3 fatty acids; they are also rich in biotin and vitamin E. If you get too little biotin from your diet, then you will experience hair loss. Walnuts are also rich in a copper, a mineral that is instrumental in keeping your look lustrous and rich.

–       Spinach:

Spinach and other dark, leafy vegetables like broccoli, kale, swiss chard are rich in iron, beta carotene, folate, vitamin C “ all of which are known to keep hair follicles healthy. Hence, they are a must have in your diet.

–       Lentils:

These legumes are a power house of protein, iron, zinc, and biotin. Again, these nutrients are vital for hair health. If you are a vegan or vegetarian, you must include them in your diet for your hair health and overall well-being.

–       Salmon:

It is rich in protein, vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids, all of which are vital nutrients for the good health of your hairs. Make sure that you include salmon in your diet for nourishing your hair.

–       Oysters:

These creatures are rich in zinc, a mineral which if lacking in your body can lead to hair loss along with dry and flaky scalp. They are also rich in protein “ the most vital nutrient for hair health.

–       Eggs:

Eggs are a great source of 4 key nutrients “ zinc, selenium, sulfur and iron. Iron is particularly important because, it plays a vital role in carrying oxygen to the hair follicles. Make sure that eggs are a regular part of your diet for good hair health.

–       Greek Yogurt:

Greek yogurt is rich in hair-friendly protein, Vitamin B5 and vitamin D. All of them are linked with good hair health. Other good sources include Cottage cheese, low-fat cheese, and skim milk.

–       Blueberries:

Vitamin C is critical for circulation of the blood to the scalp and supports the tiny blood vessels feeding the follicles. Too little C in your diet can lead to hair breakage.Perhaps one of the best sources of vitamin C, this wonder berry can do wonders for your hairs. Other great sources of vitamin C include kiwis, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and strawberries.

You can actually maximize your hair growing and strengthening potential by applying certain foods on your hair. This may sound odd for some of you, but it actually works. Applying nutritious foods such as eggs, yogurt, coconut oil, avocado and apple cider vinegar has shown considerable hair improvement for centuries. Moreover, it minuses the effect of harmful chemicals in store-bought products too.

References

https://www.hairgrowsecrets.com

https://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/healthy-eating/superfoods/top-10-superfoods-for-skin-and-hair/

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/what-eat-healthy-hair