As a famous saying, beauty starts from within. Now, you can try the following 5 foods for longer and healthier hair.
Avocados are very important to our overall health, for they are a great source of healthy fats. As we know, unsaturated fats not only can help control blood sugar levels but also play an important role in cognitive function and emotional health. Avocados will make our hair very happy. Besides, avocados contain vitamins A, D and E and omega-9 fatty acids, and they have creamy consistency and light flavor.
You can try the oil extracted from avocados if they are not in season. And, the oil can be easily drizzled on top of a summer gazpacho, or when sautéing vegetables. What’s more, you can directly apply avocado oil to hair to stimulate collagen and elastin production, which are both very beneficial to hair growth.
2. Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds
Although Pumpkin and sunflower seeds are tiny, they are packed with iron which is extremely important to the health of hair for hair loss is primarily caused from a lack of iron.
Besides, pumpkin seeds contain vitamins A, and K and omega-3 fatty acids, and sunflower seeds are high in vitamin E which enhances our blood flow to the scalp and promotes faster hair growth.
You can sprinkle these wonderful little seeds on top of juicy summer salad. Or, you can add the crazy sunflower seeds into you risotto.
3. Green Leafy Vegetables
Green leafy vegetables definitely are extremely high in iron, which will help us battle brittle hair. For instance, spinach is high in vitamin A, iron, beta carotene, and vitamin C. In a word, green leafy vegetables not only ensure a healthy scalp but also allow for hair to stay moisturized.
4. Hazelnut Butter
Biotin is high in Hazelnut Butter. We can add Hazelnut Butter to any pancake or smoothie recipe to get more creaminess, protein and biotin. Hazelnut Butter contains B7 vitamins which are not only responsible for digestion but also for promoting hair growth.
5. Sweet Potatoes
As we know, vegetables and fruits nourish our bodies and promote the growth of hair because they are very high in vitamins and minerals. And, sweet potatoes are a good choice for us, for their incredible sweetness matched with the antioxidant Beta Carotene that they possess (our bodies convert it into vitamin A) make this a special food. We strongly suggest that you should eat this food frequently. Sweet potatoes will help you get stronger and healthier hair!
In addition to help hair growth, the above foods can also help us to gain beautiful and youthful-looking skin and strong nails as well as very happy bellies.