10 Superfoods To Prevent Breakage And Hair Loss
Our hairs are the crown of our body. Without our hairs, our physical beauty matters nothing. Generally, everyone loose 50-100 strands of hair every day. It is because of the regeneration cycle of our hair.
But, if you are experiencing chronic hair loss problem then no. of factors are deteriorating your hair health. It may be because of your age, genetics, hormones, nutrient deficiency or certain kind of medication.
Having a hair-care routine must be a crucial part of your day-to-day life. It should not only include shampooing and conditioning of hair. Although, it must contain deep conditioning with oil, applying hair mask plus having a nutrient-rich diet.
Today’s blog post is only about easily-available superfoods which will save you from hair loss and will give you lustrous looking hair within a month or two.
I know no one likes to have boring green-leafy vegetables in their diet. But, they work as a miracle on our hair. Spinach being rich in iron strengthens our from inside and prevent our hair from falling. It is also a great source of magnesium, calcium, omega-3 fatty acids and calcium. All of these helps in maintaining the health of our hair.
Vitamin C Rich Fruits
Vitamin C is a vital nutrient in improving the overall look of our hair and prevent them from falling. It helps in absorbing the iron present in our body. If our body is Vitamin C deficient, it will drain all the iron which we are consuming to maintain our hair health.
Vitamin C also reduces the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals release toxins in our body to make our hair weak and brittle. Fruits like oranges, guava, papaya, amla, lemons and kiwis are a great source of Vitamin C.
Thick Yoghurt (Curd) is not only enriched in proteins, it is also packed with Vitamin B5 and Vitamin D. Though proteins are the building blocks of our hair whereas Vitamin B5 and Vitamin D helps in recirculation of blood flow to the scalp and promotes the health of hair follicles.
Silica is a trace element which strengthens our hair and speeds up their growth. Foods like strawberries, rice, onion, cabbage, cucumber and cauliflower are very rich in silica.
Lentils are totally enriched with hair strengthening vitamins and minerals. Being loaded with proteins, iron, zinc and biotin; they are also packed with folic acid which repairs the overall health of RBC’s to supply much-needed oxygen to our skin and scalp.
Walnuts, almonds, cashews and pistachios are well-known nuts in our daily diet. Nuts improve the elasticity of our hair to prevent them falling due to breakage.
They are rich in biotin, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B9, Vitamin E, proteins and magnesium to strengthen our hair cuticles and nourish them from the scalp.
Oats are a great source of fibre, iron, zinc and omega-6 fatty acids. Fibre is also essential in our daily diet to absorb all the vitamins and minerals by our body. Oats are enriched with nutrients that help our body to stimulate hair growth and transform weak, brittle hair to strong, healthy-looking hair.
Carrots and Sweet Potatoes
Beta-carotene is also a crucial mineral to combat the issue of hair loss. The deficiency of beta-carotene makes our hair look dry and dull. It produces sebum on our hair to save us from the itchy scalp.
Orange-colored foods like carrots, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, mangoes are a great source of beta-carotene.
Avocados are loaded with Vitamin B & Vitamin E to help our hair at the cellular level. Vitamin B is crucial for hair regrowth whereas Vitamin E repairs hair follicles to strengthen them.
Avocados also condition our hair to make them look lustrous and shiny.
Foods like milk, cheese and yoghurt; in short all the dairy products are loaded with nutrients like protein, calcium, iron, zinc, Vitamin B12, biotin and omega-6 fatty acids. All of these nutrients nourishes our hair from inside to make them look healthy outside.
All of the dairy products condition our hair very effectively to improve the elasticity of our hair.