Healthy Diet = Healthy Hair?

Healthy Diet = Healthy Hair?

How To Eat Your Way To Healthy Hair from Robert Byrne Hairdressing Salon in Navan

There are lots of great ways we can improve the condition of our hair – starting with our diet! Eating a variety of healthy foods will not only optimise skin health, but our hair as well. Here, we take a look at the best foods to stock up on to ensure that your hair looks its best. Fill up on these nutrients to begin growing your healthiest hair ever!

Top Healthy Foods for Healthy Hair

AvocadosKeep your hair in a healthy condition by including lots of green leafy vegetables and sweet juicy fruits into your diet! Dairy products such as milk and fresh yogurt will also help. Fresh coconut is also considered excellent “hair food”. Why not sprinkle grated coconut over salads, diced fresh fruit, or rice?

Cooking with certain spices adds flavor to your food and provides nourishment for your hair. Cumin, turmeric and black pepper are some “hair-friendly” spices.

Your Shopping List of Food For Healthy Hair…

Add these items to the basket during your next shop and watch the condition of your hair improve…as well as your general well-being!

Protein: Meat, fish, poultry, milk, eggs, cheese, yogurt & sunflower seeds.
Vitamin A: Butter, eggs, milk, carrots, tomatoes, oily fish, dark green leafy vegetables & apricots. (Vitamin A not only promotes a healthy scalp but promotes hair growth).
Vitamin B: Milk, eggs, wholegrain cereals, bread, wheat germs, nuts, soy beans, poultry, fish & meat.
Vitamin D: Sunlight, fish liver oils, oily fish, milk & eggs.
Vitamin C: Blackcurrant, green peppers, citrus fruits, bananas, avocados, artichokes & leafy green vegetables. (Vitamin C is an antioxidant that strengthens the hair shaft and hair follicles, as well as prevents breakage).
Vitamin E: Wheat germ, peanuts, vegetable oils, pulses & green leafy vegetables.
Iron: Spinach, cockles, liver, kidneys, pulses, lentils, beans, peas & dried fruit.
Calcium: Cheese, nuts, eggs, milk, yogurt, sardines & root vegetables.
Iodine: Seafood, dried kelp & iodized salt.
Sulfur: Eggs, meat, cheese & other diary products.

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