Thursday, August 15, 2013

Top 7 Foods for Healthy Hair

1. WHOLE GRAINS:
-breads, flour, rice and cereals

what it does to your hair?
Whole grains provide high quantity of fiber, zinc, vitamin B1, B2 and B6. If you include them in your diet, it will provide nourishment to the scalp and hair follicles.

2. Salmon
whats good about Salmon?

-It is a perfect source of rich in protein and vitamin D these are both essential in order to grow a strong hair
-About 3% of the hair shaft is make up of omega-3 fatty acids, that are found in Salmon.

3. Walnuts
what can these do to our hair?

-These are the only type of nut that have a significant amount of omega-3 fatty acids. Same as the fatty acids we get from the Salmon, that are needed to grow a healthy hair.
-Contain biotin and vitamin E, which helps protect your cells from DNA damage.

4. Eggs
protein yes please!

-A great source of protein, minerals: zinc, selenium, sulfur, and iron.
-Iron is the most important, because it helps cells carry oxygen to the hair follicles, and too little iron (anemia) is a major cause of hair loss.

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5. Spinach
-it contains iron, beta carotene, folate, and vitamin C to help keep hair follicles healthy and scalp oils circulating.

6. Carrots:

-great source of Vitamin A
- contains Sebum, which is important to keep the scalp and hair well moisturized.

7.Oysters:

- Rich sources of zinc, so they help by improving the appearance of hair. Zinc deficiency is a cause of hair loss.

SOURCES
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-06-03/beauty/35797604_1_healthy-hair-hair-loss-scalp-and-hair
http://foodmatters.tv/articles-1/11-foods-and-natural-remedies-for-healthy-hair-growth
http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2012/08/08/dos-and-donts-of-healthy-hair
http://www.webmd.com/beauty/hair-styling/top-10-foods-for-healthy-hair

http://www.webmd.boots.com/healthy-eating/guide/10-foods-healthy-hair

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