Diet For Healthy Hair!!


Golden Ruler's of Penmai
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Sep 3, 2012

For long, bushy and silky growth of hair only the hair care products like shampoos and conditioners won’t suffice. For this, one has to eat healthy and nutritional diet as well. If you also want to have a healthy and shinning hair on your scalp, include the diet detailed here.


A well-balanced diet is necessary for good health and hair growth. Hair is made of a protein substance, food rich in proteins like
Eggs, meat, fish, soya, nuts, cheese, milk, seeds and pulses are advisable.

One-fourth of the weight, of a strand of hair, is made up of
water. Water makes your hair supple and soft therefore you should have enough water. Do not wait till you are thirsty keep drinking water. If you thirsty it means that you have lost water and your body is asking you to replenish the loss. Water keeps your hair silky and shiny as well. Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water every day!

Take a
glass of water with flaxseed in an empty stomach. This will provide you with the omega 3 acid that you need for hair growth.

Begin every day with
one amla. Soak 5 almonds every night in water and eat them with their skin on.

Your scalp needs
nutrition. So get plenty of fluids like buttermilk, lime juice and coconut water. Green vegetables: Green vegetables are beneficial not merely for the skin and body but the healthy growth of hair too. Vitamin ‘A’ and ‘C’ are present in abundance in vegetables. Hence include spinach, broccoli and fenugreek in your daily food for the healthy growth of hair.

Green Tea: If you include green tea in your daily diet, hair loss shall would stop. The green tea which contains vitamin ‘C’, ‘D’ and antioxidants strengthens hair
Carrots: Carrots are filled with ample vitamin ‘A’ which is hugely good for the health of hair. It also makes the scalp healthy.

Berries: Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and crane berries are highly beneficial for hair. These bring volumes in the hair and they look bushy.

Eggs: Eggs contain protein in abundance which gives right nutrition to hair.

Grains: Wheat and soybean types whole grains are the good sources of iron, vitamin ‘B’ and Zinc which turns hair healthy and attractive in looks.

Nuts-dry fruits:Walnut, cashew nuts, and almonds are good sources of zinc and omega-3 acid which are highly beneficial for the healthy growth of hair.

Low fats dairy products: For long and shiny hair, include low fat dairy products like milk and curd.

Oily fish: For beautiful and shiny hair, make use of oily fish.

Avocado: Avocado is rich with omega-3 fatty acid, vitamin ‘C’, and ‘E’ which makes hair healthy, beautiful and strong.

Along with a healthy hair diet it is important that you
exercise properly as it will ensure that there is proper blood flow to your scalp and will help in the growth of hair.

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