Diet Tips for healthy hair from ubuntu hair salon, Kidlington, Oxford
It’s no secret that not all of us are blessed with thick, shiny and naturally flowing locks. One of the easiest ways to improve the appearance of your hair is to change your diet.
Healthy hair starts far before the shampoo and the conditioner, with the foods we eat and the nutrients they contain.
Our food provides the building blocks that keep hair healthy and looking fabulous. We can show you how to improve the appearance of your hair, starting in your kitchen, by eating a variety of healthy foods to improve the condition of your hair and the appearance of your skin.
Fill up on these nutrients to begin growing your healthiest hair ever…
Eat Your Way to Healthy Hair
Eating a healthy, balanced eating plan, can help you on the road to shiny resilient hair. Add lots of green leafy vegetables and sweet juicy fruits into your diet to keep your hair healthy.
Iron and zinc help hair follicles to grow and protein boosts your hair strength and eating dairy products such as milk and fresh yoghurt will also help.
Sprinkle fresh grated coconut over salads, diced fresh fruit, or rice, a healthy way to happy hair, fresh coconut is considered excellent ‘hair food’.
Certain spices such as cumin, turmeric and black pepper not only add flavour to your food but they also provide nourishment for your hair. By eating a variety of healthy foods will give you the mane you’ve always dreamed of, keeping your hair in a healthy condition. Fill up your plate with healthy foods for gorgeous healthy locks!
Your Shopping List of Food For Healthy Hair…
Add these items to your trolley 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.
Sulphur: Eggs, meat, cheese & other dairy products.