Best fruits and vegetables to aid in hair growth

A shiny mane gives your confidence a boost. Before you go out flaunting your tresses, make sure your hair is healthy. The best way to achieve this is with a balanced diet one that gives you all the nutrients you need. After all, you are what you eat.

Eat your veggies

We’ve been hearing this from our parents all our lives. Shop for vegetables like you shop for candy. Choose colorful ones, green, yellow, orange, and so on. Spinach is a good source of iron. Iron deficiency can lead to hair thinning and hair loss. Other green vegetables like lettuce, peas, green beans, cucumbers, green peppers and celery are also rich in folic acid, vitamin C, and iron hence they help in enhancing the growth of healthy hair.

Orange and yellow vegetables like carrots, squash, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, sweet corn, and tomatoes are excellent sources of beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, flavonoids, lycopene, potassium, and vitamin C.

Vegetables should be eaten daily.

Fruits for thought

There is a dark pigmentation in berries that comes from healthy bioflavonoids which are rich in vitamin C. They also contain antioxidants that increase circulation to the scalp and promote hair growth. So you better learn to love raspberries, cranberries and blueberries because they are a must if you want gorgeous locks.

Citrus fruits like oranges, grape fruits and lime contain vitamin B, which helps lower cholesterol, breaks down fat, stops hair thinning and hair loss. Avocados are an excellent source of vitamin E, which is important for healthy hair growth. They are also a great source of healthy fats.

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  • LOVING MYSELF

    long, thick hair is genetic and no amount of food or products really helps

    • Voluptuous Hair is Out There

      Not entirely. Yes, most of the properties of your hair comes from your parents, BUT when you take good care of your body and hair, its easier to grow it and to get new hair. If you take steps to make sure your hair doesn’t fall out or break, it stays how your genes make it to be. Your body doesn’t pay much attention to your hair if you aren’t getting enough vitamins because if your heart doesn’t have what it needs to function, while your hair is thick and healthy, you’re dead. When you take care of yourself and get all that you need nutritionally your body has a surplus that allows for healthy nails, skin, hair, and anything else. This in turn leads to better hair growth and sometimes a thickening of hair because more is able to grow in. I’m not a health nut but I have researched and studied this quite a bit.