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Healthy Food For Hairs

  • Biotin: Biotin, a water soluble vitamin of the B complex, encourages hair and scalp health.  Dietary sources of biotin include nuts, brown rice, whole grains, eggs/egg yolk and oats.
  • Boost Mineral: The minerals silica and zinc are also critical for hair growthFood sources of silica include cucumber, mango, green leafs, beans. Foods high in zinc are pumpkin seeds, beans, almonds and nuts, eggs.

  • Protein: Hair is made of protein; hence protein in your diet helps for making hair strong and healthy and is mainly found in fish, chicken, dairy products, eggs, legumes and nuts.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids: Food containing omega -3 fatty acids such as flax seed, dry fruits, fish are required to maintain scalp healthy.
  • Vitamin A, C & E: Helps in strengthening the capillaries and nourishes damaged growth. Vitamin ACE mainly found in carrot, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, mango, guava, oranges, papaya, wholemeal, eggs, vegetable oil etc.,
  • Drink plenty of water to keep the hair moisturized. Also, hair becomes healthy and grows faster as water flushes out the toxins.
  • Minimum 8hours of sleep everyday helps in fast hair growth as hair grows when at rest.

If you notice more than the regular hair falls visit a doctor right away.         


Causes of Hair Loss-3

  •  Stress: Stress affect the vascular system thus reducing the amount of oxygen and nutrients reaching the hair cells. In effect stress can cause the scalp to tighten. The body shuts down production of hair during periods of stress.


  • Healthy Tip: Good choices include whole-grain food, multigrain breads & oatmeal. Also include oranges, spinach, fatty fish, black tea, nuts and almonds, raw veggie’s. Another bedtime stress-buster is the time-honored glass of warm milk (skimmed/double toned milk). These foods can help to reduce stress and provide healthy scalp.


     Polycystic ovarian syndrome: The condition, which can begin as early as age 11, is caused by a hormonal imbalance in which the ovaries produce too many male hormones. PCOS often causes infertility and excessive hair loss from the scalp


  • Healthy Tip: Go for high fibre foods (whole wheat, whole grains brown rice etc) and protein rich foods such as legumes, soya, fish and lean meats and non-fat dairy products to prevent hair fall and keep the scalp healthy.