Nutrition and Hair Care

Nutrients or the lack of them have a great effect on the health of the hair and skin. It can slow down growth, cause the hair to dry out or break off or even cause it to fall out.

A well balanced diet will improve the health of your hair.

Below is a list of vitamins and minerals that shows what they can do for the health of the hair and skin.

VITAMIN A
Important for the natural development of hair and skin; keeps the hair healthy.

Vitamin A can be found in Dairy Products, Fish Oil, Spinach and Apricots.

VITAMIN B

Necessary for protein metabolism and building the red blood cells that carry nutrients to different parts of the body, including the hair follicle and root.

Vitamin B can be found in Meat, Fish, some pulses, leafy green vegetables, dairy products and yeast extract.

VITAMIN C

Helps absorb other nutrients to the body and hair; neutralizes free radicals that may cause premature skin aging.

Vitamin C can be found in Citrus fruits, melon, broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, tomatoes and potatoes.

VITAMIN D

Necessary for skin and hair development

Vitamin D can be found in Salmon fish, liver and produced by the skin when exposed to sunshine.

VITAMIN E

Antioxident; helps healthy tissue grow

Vitamin E can be found in wheatgerm, nuts, broccoli, green leafy vegetables and whole grain.

ZINC

Essential for hair growth.

Zinc can be found in some nuts, whole wheat, red meat and eggs.

IRON

Essential for hair growth.

Iron can be found in red meat, pulses and spinach.

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