According to a recently published article, featured in Elle Magazine, there are foods that can help you to gain beautiful and strong hair.
It is not a new idea that certain foods can help you in certain beauty departments. Olive oil is said to help a person’s skin because of it’s vitamin E and monounsaturated fats, while strawberries are suppose to help in teeth whitening because of it’s vitamin C and astringent qualities. Food and beauty has always had a link between them, and most of the time, changing your diet is the best beauty remedy there is.
Nutritionist, Dana James, gives readers a list of the top ten foods that will help you in gaining the beautiful and strong hair that you have always desired. She claims that these ten foods will help increase circulation, stimulate hair proteins, and protect it’s fibers, thus, giving one a stronger, healthier, and shinier mane.
- Red Cabbage
The anthocyanins found in red cabbage help to heal any damages caused by exposure to the sun and chemicals.
- Organic Eggs
The zinc found in organic eggs helps to regulate oil production to the hair follicles and the choline found in eggs to helps prevent split ends
- Chia Seeds
The Omega-3 fats found in chia seeds helps to produce keratin, which gives your hair a healthier shine.
The iron found in figs helps to improve your circulation, which leads your hair to grow at a faster rate.
- Brown Rice
The biotin, a form of vitamin B, found in brown rice helps to improve elasticity and reduce brittleness, two things that are vital for preventing split ends.
- Pink Grapefruit
The Vitamin C found in pink grapefruits help to produce collagen, this keeps your hair shinny, and without it, your hair can become dull and lifeless.
- Swiss Chard
The magnesium and sulfur found in swiss chard helps to activate the production of keratin, elastin and collagen, this helps to prevent your hair from tangling.
The vitamin E found in olives help to increase the blood flow to your hair follicles and stimulate growth.
The magnesium and carotenoids found in kale helps to prevent the cells in the hair from braking down and thinning.
By adding just a few of the items on this list to your diet, you can increase the health and beauty of your hair, and at the same time have a delicious meal. Because, let’s be real, who here doesn’t like at least one thing on this list?