Foods to help with Hair Growth

Hair loss can happen for many reasons. Ensuring that your diet includes the right kinds of food will help to prevent hair loss. Below are some suggestions.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A helps to strengthen and thicken your hair. Foods include carrots, sweet potatoes, pumpkins, spinach, mangoes and yellow-orange foods.

BIOTIN (VITAMIN B7)

Biotin alone can often prevent hair loss. It can be taken as a supplement or found in eggs, bananas, cauliflower, walnuts, almonds.

FOLATE (VITAMIN B9)

Folate moisturizes your hair, making it thicker and shinier. Folate can be found in avocados, asparagus, kale, spinach, collard greens, beans and bean sprouts.

VITAMIN C

Vitamin C, along with iron, helps you maintain hair growth and a good immune system. Vitamin C can be found in citrus foods, capsicums, green leafy vegetables, yellow-red foods.

SULFUR

The mineral sulfur can help stimulate hair growth and can be found in onions, garlic, leeks, cucumber, horseradish, asparagus, shallots.

IRON

If you are deficient in iron, you may see a reduction in blood health. Blood carries nutrients to the scalp to keep your hair healthy, so be sure to maintain a good iron level. Iron can be found in beetroot, green leafy vegetables, beans.

PROTEINS

Proteins help your hair maintain structure and strength and help to prevent breakage and hair loss. Eat beans, bean sprouts, nuts and seeds to get a good serving of protein.

Source: Juicing For Health

July 31, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
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