Hair fall is a great concern for many. At the first signs of a hair fall we run behind various hair products in an attempt to help stop the problem. It may or may not work for many. There are several causes behind loosing your hair. Genes are one of the probable causes. Unhealthy diet, bad lifestyle habits,lack of hygiene etc are some of the other reasons. In this era of fast food, crash diets, sugary and caffeinated beverages, there is no wonder that your hair suffers from the neglect. There are various healthy modifications that you could make to your diet that could help to grow back your hair. The secret is to eat a varied diet that gives enough proteins, vitamins and minerals.
Water is for hydration. Water also ensures your hair gets the enough moisturise to help it to grow. So drink around 8 to 10 glasses of water everyday, not only for a healthy hair but for the smooth functioning of our body.
Carrots are going to be a wise choice if you want to grow back your hair. They are available easily and can be eaten raw or cooked. Carrots are rich in vitamin A. You will want to include more of Vitamin A in your diet to help you grow back your hair. They stimulate the scalp to produce sebum. Besides carrots, sweet potatoes, yam, pumpkins, mangoes, papayas etc are rich in vitamin A. Lack of Vitamin A in your diet results in drying of scalp and hair, dandruff etc.
3. Nuts And Seeds
Nuts and seeds are popular as they are rich in heart friendly omega 3 fatty acids. Well, these fatty acids are amazing for your hair as well. Walnuts contain biotin that is protective of your hair. Walnuts and some other nuts contain oils that help in synthesizing elastin. Elastin stops the hair from being brittle. Pistachios contain beta sitosterol that is good to help control baldness.
Spinach or for that matter any green leafy vegetables are rich source of iron. Iron also helps control hair breakage. Spinach also contains sebum, an excellent conditioner for your hair. The green leafy vegetables in general are also a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids and several minerals all helpful for the healthy growth of your hair.
The fishes to include most in your diet, for the healthy grow back of your hair are those rich in omega 3 fatty acids. These would be salmon, sardines, mackerel etc. They are anti inflammatory. They help in adding lustre to your hair by stimulating oil production. They could also help control hair loss.
6. Pulses And Beans
They are rich in protein. Protein helps in the growth of cells and repairs wound generally in the body. They thus help in hair growth. These lentils are rich in iron, zinc, biotin and folic acid. They help in the production of red blood cells and adequate blood supply is essential for the nutrients to reach the hair follicles.
Eggs contain several minerals like zinc, sulphur, iron and selenium. It again contain biotin. These work well for your hair growth and gives them strength as well.
Yoghurt is rich in proteins, vitamin B5 and calcium. There is no doubt that protein are necessary. Vitamin B5 stimulate the blood flow to the scalp. All these help contribute towards a healthy hair grow back. You could also include other dairy products like skimmed milk, cheese etc.
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