Foods for Hair Health

What you eat not only determines your physical and mental health but also your hair health. We all know that hair is dead matter, but the growth, density and texture of this dead matter enhances your look and beauty. Changing lifestyle, stress and strife of lives causes plenty of hair problems and embarrasses people from different walks of life. Every day many new products and lotions are launched in the market and no one is sure about its efficacy. It’s vital to go for products that are safe, potent and at the same time should act fast. Why one should wreck the hair and go for solution. Instead don’t you feel prevention is better than cure?
Here comes the magical remedy — Food for hair. The well balanced diet and nutrition can keep you away from a bunch of diseases besides keeping your hair lustrous, shiny and healthy. Food is medicine when taken appropriately and the same devastates your whole system when consumed erratically.
Here are some hair friendly foods:

Milk is a good source of calcium which is also imperative for your hair. Not only your bones your hair also needs sufficient calcium. If you aim for a healthy hair then drink a glass of milk every day.

You may wonder why water under food list. This may not be a food item but it is essential for hair growth. Keep your body well hydrated and this will help to support your hair health.

Dark green leafy vegetables
Leafy vegetables like spinach and lettuce are loaded with nutrients that are good for your hair. Regular intake of these will curtail hair fall and would also improve hair growth.

Other vegetables and fruits
Other vegetable like carrots, tomatoes, pumpkins and fruits like banana, pineapples, papaya and orange are all important for good hair. Banana is even mashed and applied topically. These vegetables and fruits help to strengthen and nourish the roots.

Nuts and Dry fruits
Iron is vital for hair growth; you get abundant of them from dates and figs. Others that include prunes, walnuts, and almonds are all best for your tresses. Hand full of nuts and dry fruits a day can make your mane strong and shiny.

If you are a fish lover then it is great news for you, eating fish will turn your hair shiny, dark and lustrous. The Omega 3 fatty acid in it stimulates hair growth. Don’t worry if you are a vegan, you can go for sea cod tablets.

Citrus fruits
Citrus fruits come with loads of vitamin C. This vitamin plays a pivotal role in iron absorption, so one has to include it their daily diet in order to get the sufficient iron.

Protein is essential for our body for many reasons; especially when it comes to nail and hair. Hair is made of a protein called keratin so for strong hair one should rely on protein foods. Eggs are rich in protein; add them daily in your diet to get great hair.

Make sure you watch what crosses your lips; this will help you to obtain smooth, shiny and strong hair.

Source : Foods for hair

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