Wellness Blog

Eat Your Hair Healthy

Posted by BGF FitnessSite on January 14, 2013 at 12:00 AM

7 Nutrients To Eat For Hair Growth & Strength

1.     Omega-3 Fatty Acids –Your body can’t make them, but your hair needs them to grow.

Found In: Salmon, Avocado, Flax Seed/Flax Seed Oil, and Walnuts

2.     Vitamin D –Strengthens hair and minimizes breakage.

Found In: SUN! Your skin eats it!. At least 10 minutes a day and your body will do the rest!

3.     Zinc – Prevents hairloss and prevents dry scalp.

Found In: Nuts, Eggs, Pumpkin Seeds, Dark Chocolate, and Raw Cacao

4.     Beta Carotene –Necessary to produce the oils that moisturize your hair and scalp.

Found In: Sweet Potatoes,Carrots, Spinach, Collard Greens, Kale, Turnip Greens, Winter Squash, and Green Cabbage

5.     Iron – Builds healthy blood, aids in oxygen circulation through the body to the scalp.

Found In: Spirulina, Quinoa, Eggs, Spinach, Lentils, Fish, Broccoli, Greek Yogurt, Cottage Cheese, and iron cookware.

6.     Vitamin C –Deficiency in this nutrient can lead to breakage.

Found In: Oranges,Berries, and Tropical Fruits.

7.     Vitamin E – Protects the hair from damage as a result of daily environmental exposure. It helps your existing hair stay healthy, rather than experiencing a DNA breakdown due topollution, free-radicals, and other environmental factors.

Found In: SunflowerSeeds, Broccoli, Kiwi, and Tomato. 

Be Blessed!


Categories: Natural + Preventative Health, Natural Skin + Body Care

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