When it comes to general health and healthy hair in particular, proper nutrition are among those things that should be paid a special attention to. Below you will find some foods that are especially good for your hair.
Salmon. Salmon contains a lot of omega-3 fatty acids, protein and vitamin B-12. These products make your hair glossy and soft.
Broccoli. Broccoli is very rich in vitamins A and C. These vitamins help the body produce sebum, an oily substance that helps retain moisture in the skin. Sebum is very important to keep your hair moisturized, as it serves as balm.
Beans, peas and lentils. These foods contain iron, zinc and biotin, which are essential for the hair. Lack of biotin can lead to brittle hair or even hair loss. Recommended intake of biotin is 3 dl (or more) per week. Zinc and iron will help your hair restore its strength and grow faster.
Walnuts and Brazil nuts. Brazil nuts are rich in protein, minerals and many other essential nutrients for your hair and scalp. Walnuts contain a lot of omega-3 fatty acids, which make the hair strong and shiny.
Carrots. Carrots are a great source of Vitamin A, which role for our general health and particularly for our eyesight and good hair condition can never be overestimated. Vitamin A make the scalp smooth and prevents it from being greasy.
Eggs. Eggs are the best protein intake no matter how you prefer them. Eggs are also rich in biotin and vitamin B-12, which are the most important nutrients for healthy hair.