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Thursday, 5 June 2014

7 Amazing foods for your hair

Suffering from hair loss? Include these foods in your diet to maintain healthy mane.

Rich in biotin, a B vitamin essential for hair growth and overall scalp health, eggs are great for hair. Include these protein-rich foods in your diet or you can even opt for a homemade hair mask containing egg and olive oil. Mix two egg whites with four tablespoons of olive oil. Make it into a thick paste and apply it on your hair. Leave it for 30 minutes and then rinse. 

Nuts contain a wide variety of protein,vitamins,minerals,iron,zinc,healthy fats and phyto chemicals that are essential for solving the problem of hair loss as well as dull hair. In fact,regular intake of nuts will keep your hair healthy for years.There are different types of nuts such as almonds,peanuts,walnuts and cashew nuts that you can include in your diet.

Sweet potatoes
Rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene, sweet potatoes are great for hair growth.

Along with tofu, soybeans, starchy beans, and black-eyed peas, lentils are a great vegetarian source of iron-rich protein, which is necessary for cell growth, including hair cells.

Bell peppers
The colourful red, yellow and green bell peppers are great source of vitamin C, which is necessary for hair health. Vitamin C is needed to ensure that there is enough iron in red blood cells to carry oxygen to hair follicles. It is also used to form collagen, a structural fiber required for hair follicles to stay healthy. Vitamin C deficiency can lead to dry, splitting hair that breaks easily.

Sardine is a kind of fatty fish that is good for your brain, your blood vessels, your skin and also your hair. Sardine is an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids that promotes hair growth. It also contains a good amount of protein along with B vitamins, including B12, and other vitamins and minerals.

 A good source of folate and iron, this leafy vegetable can go a long way in inducing hair growth. Folate helps building red blood cells, which then carry oxygen to the hair follicles. Have spinach regularly as a part of your salad. 

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