Nothing is so devastating as the loss of hair, and it can destroy your confidence and self esteem.There are lots of options in the market to restore hair health and it can be very confusing.
The food you eat plays an important part in maintaining strong and healthy hair. I will briefly discuss some amazing foods and vitamins that will help you to do this. Diet is only one of factors and you have to pay attention to other causes of hair loss as well.
Deficiency in vitamins can have an adverse impact on your hair.
Biotin or B7
This vitamin is prescribed by dermatologists for healthier skin and hair and not only does it promote hair growth but also reduces hair fall.
Vitamin A is found in carrots and peaches and the latter contains more of it. It generates ‘sebum’, an oil which maintains healthy hair.
Vitamin E is highly beneficial to the hair and skin as it repairs and strengthens hair follicles. Besides these,it also improves blood circulation in the scalp. Almonds,broccoli,seeds and avocado are foods rich in Vitamin E.
Vitamin C is necessary for a strong immune system as it stimulates your body to produce collagen which promotes healthy hair and skin. Foods rich in vitamin C are oranges,strawberries,broccoli,red peppers,kale, kiwi and grapefruit.
Vitamin D is produced by the sun’s ultra violet rays and a few minutes of sunbathing will increase its level in your body. Sources of this vitamin are salmon,whitefish,and certain types of mushrooms.
Iron is helpful for healthy hair. Iron deficiency results in anemia which can cause hair loss. Beans,lentils,baked potatoes,cashews,tofu,dark green leafy vegetables, fortified breakfast cereals and whole grain and enriched breads are the best sources of iron.
Zinc like iron helps to promote hair growth. Foods rich in zinc are oysters,red meat and poultry ,beans and certain types of seafood such as crab, lobster and dairy products.
I will mention some great foods which provide the necessary vitamins above. You will get these and other nutrients when you consume these foods.
Eggs are an amazing source of proteins and your hair mostly comprises of this.
Carrots contain vitamin A which generate sebum,a natural conditioner for the roots of the hair.
Red meat promotes hair growth and health and is one of the best source of iron.
Blueberries are great for healthy skin and shiny hair and they are vitamin C-rich.
Salmon is renowned for Omega-3 fatty acids and is found in abundance in this fish.
Dry fruits like nuts (almonds) are a very good source of vitamin E which protects the hair from the sun whose rays might damage the hair.
Whole grains are a good source of vitamin B which strengthens the hair.
Tomatoes are a good source of lycopene an anti-ageing antioxidant. It promotes skin health and makes sure that your hair remains shiny and hydrated.
Green leafy vegetables as we know enable your hair to stay hydrated and shiny and they are an excellent source of calcium,omega-3 acids,iron,magnesium and vitamins B,C and E.
Yoghurt prevents the hair from falling and is a rich source of calcium. Take a cup of yoghurt daily for a healthy scalp.
Kiwi helps to keep hair strong and healthy are are antioxidant-rich.
Kidney beans are good for your scalp and are excellent sources of iron,zinc and biotin and protein.
Last but not least this life-giving liquid of all living things, keeps your hair hydrated,healthy and sparkling bright
In addition to your diet there are some oils which promote healthy hair and may prevent hair loss.
Essential oils does improve your hair condition. Among these are jojoba oil, grape seed oil, castor oil, rosemary oil and cedar wood oil. If mixed in the right ratio and applied to the scalp they produce amazing results.
Aloe Vera has many uses. The juice of this plant helps in rejuvenating the dead cells on your scalp and enhances the growth of new hair. It has been found to reduce stress which is one of the main causes of hair fall.
The vitamins, foods and essential oils I mentioned above are the best treatment for hair loss in women.
In my review I will talk about an effective, popular and well-known product which contains some of the nutrients that I mentioned above.
I hope my post on foods and vitamins as the best treatment for hair loss in women will give you an idea of the great nutritional value of these for your health . If you have any questions or comments please leave them below and l will try my best to answer them.