Yes, a healthy diet can be the solution to most of the hair problems, even including
hair loss. Diet low in nutrients, may cause dry, brittle, and rough hair.
Coarse and brittle hair could be a sign of iron deficiency anemia. Vitamin B12
deficiency can cause premature graying. A lack of protein in your diet promote
hair loss. With the right nutrients in your diet, you can hugely influence your
hair quality. A healthy diet is key to silky, shiny, radiant, and fuller hair.
are the 10 Most Important Nutrients for Your Hair to include in your diet that
can offer the most significant benefits:
enough protein is essential for healthy and strong hair. Protein promotes hair
growth because hair follicles are made of mostly protein called keratin. The
protein-rich diet helps the body to produce keratin, which is fundamental to
the hair structure. When keratin weakens, hair strands become dry and brittle.
One should eat high protein and iron rich diet to prevent hair loss.
sources: Whey, peanuts, almond, and kidney beans.
Read 10 High
Protein Sources For Vegetarians and 10 Reasons You Should Eat More
Protein Every Day in the previous book Eat so what! The Power of Vegetarianism (Full
deficiency causes anemia, which is a major cause of hair loss in men or women.
Without enough iron, the body can't produce enough hemoglobin in red blood
cells. Hemoglobin is the main part of red blood cells and binds oxygen.
Hemoglobin in the blood carries oxygen from the lungs or gills for the repair
and growth of cells in the body, including the cells responsible for
stimulating and maintaining the hair growth.
consumption of vitamin C increases the absorption of non-heme iron. Try to
combine non-heme iron foods with vitamin C (for example, a glass of lemon
juice, oranges, and berries) to increase absorption of iron.
sources: spinach, beetroots, and lentils.
Read 10 Power
Foods To Get Rid Of Anemia in the previous book Eat so what! The Power of Vegetarianism
Volume 2 (Mini Edition).
B12, or cobalamin, is one of the essential water-soluble vitamins. Deficiency
in vitamin B12 can contribute to premature greying. Vitamin B12 is a cofactor
in DNA synthesis. Body needs vitamin B12 for fatty acid and amino acid
metabolism. It assists in red blood cell production and responsible for
producing new hair cells. Deficiency in vitamin B12 can lead to anemia that
impacts hair growth process and is one of the common reason for hair fall.
Premature greying or hair fall due to vitamin B12 deficiency is reversible if
you increase your intake of vitamin b12.
B12 sources: Cow’s milk, yogurt, cheese, and tempeh.
Read Top 10
Foods For Vegetarians To Prevent Vitamin B12 Deficiency in the previous
book Eat so
what! The Power of Vegetarianism Volume 1 (Mini Edition).
shows that people with hair loss have much lower vitamin D levels than people
who do not have hair loss problem. Vitamin D deficiency can cause hair loss and
other hair problems. Vitamin D stimulates new and old hair follicles to grow,
when body does not have enough vitamin D hair growth may be stunted. Vitamin D
can be synthesized by the body when the skin gets exposed to ultraviolet rays from
sunlight. Take 10-25 minutes of early morning sun exposure every day.
D sources: Sunlight, cow’s milk, yogurt, and mushroom.
5.Omega 3 Fats
3 fats reduce inflammation, dry flaky scalp, nourish hair, and promote healthy
hair. Lack of omega-3 fatty acids in the body can lead to dry, opaque, and
brittle hair, which can cause dandruff. Omega-3 fats moisturize hair follicles
that add elasticity, shine, and brightness to your hair. Diet rich in omega-3
and omega-6 fatty acids reduce hair loss and increased the hair density.
3 Fats sources: Flaxseeds, walnuts, and olive oil.
Poor diet affects overall hair health. Diet
lack in important hair nutrients can cause breaking and thin hair. Premature
graying and hair loss can be the indication of anemia, vitamin B12, and vitamin
D deficiencies, low selenium, and zinc levels. Hair loss due to nutrient
deficiency is reversible if you increase your intake of the deficient vitamins
Read the rest of the 5 Important Nutrients in the book "Secret of Healthy Hair"
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