What To Eat For Healthy Hair
Like your skin, the condition of your hair is an outward sign of your health, so if your locks are dry, brittle or dull, it could be time to forget the expensive oils and luxury treatments and take a look at your diet. From avocados to eggs and even dark chocolate, read on to discover the foods you should be eating for strong, glossy tresses...
FOR STRONG HAIR
EAT: Citrus fruits, kale, peppers
Vitamin C is essential for building collagen – a connective tissue in our bodies, which in turn supports hair strength and growth. A deficiency in vitamin C can lead to breakage, dry hair and increased split ends, aim for at least 100 mg daily and make an effort to include plenty of citrus fruits, peppers, kiwis and kale in your diet.
FOR LONG HAIR
EAT: Avocados, eggs, almonds
Brimming with biotin – or vitamin B7 –avocados, eggs, almonds and oats provide key nutrients for preventing hair loss and a healthy scalp. A deficiency in biotin can lead to a dry scalp, dandruff and dull, brittle hair, so stock up on these foods for long, luscious locks. While biotin can be found in many beauty and hair-growth supplements, it’s best to include wholefood sources for optimal result
FOR RESILIENT HAIR
EAT: Lean meats, fish, eggs, peanut butter