Following is an extract from the Food & Drinks’ section of ‘NDTV-Food’ regarding the various foods that are essentially helpful in preventing hair loss. A real concern, especially with the youth. Just read it and try to follow it. Maybe it suits you and proves very useful to you.
‘7 Healthy Foods That May Help Reduce Hair Fall.’
Just like our body, our hair’s health also depends on several vitamins and proteins. So here is a list of foods that may help you load up on these nutrients to help reduce hair fall and hair loss.
- Pragya Subedy
Read about some of these foods that you may add to your diet
- We face hair problems, including hair fall, because of different factors
- Just like our body, our hair also needs different nutrients to be healthy
- You can improve your hair’s health with just a few changes in your diet
Who doesn’t love flaunting their shiny and healthy tresses? It is something that everyone desires to have. But, with degrading environmental factors and our sedentary lifestyle, we face hair problems, including hair fall. It’s a proven fact that just like our body, our hair also needs different nutrients in order to be healthy and thick. Sadly, if you are prone to falling ill easily or have not been keeping well recently, there are chances that your hair fall problems may be on a rise. But, the good news is that just like our body, we can bring back the strength in our hair with just a few changes in our diet, like increasing the intake of certain foods. And what are those foods exactly? Find out below.
Here Are 7 Healthy Foods That May Help Reduce Hair Fall:
Our hair is said to be made of mostly protein, and a protein-rich diet surely helps it maintain strength. Whole eggs are among some of the highest sources of easily available protein that you can include in your diet to prevent hair loss.
If you are a vegetarian, you can opt for peanuts instead of eggs for that essential punch of protein in your daily diet.
3. Nuts And Seeds
Apart from peanuts, almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, and flax seeds, all contain plant-based protein, healthy fats, zinc, and other nutrients that will give your body and hair a much-needed nutritional push.
Fenugreek seeds are rich in folic acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and vitamin K and are one of the most effective remedies for hair fall.
Amla is a rich source of Vitamin C, which is a strong antioxidant and responsible for boosting overall immunity.
Barley is considered a good source of Vitamin E, which is one of the major vitamins found in hair fall products. Go the natural way, drink some barley water instead of treating hair fall.
Fatty fishes like Salmon and others are good sources of protein, fatty acids and vitamin A. These healthy fatty acids help increase hair density to give you a thick scalp.
While these 7 foods may help control hair fall, there are also some other food habits that may increase the chances of hair fall. Like, eating too much sugar, junk food, consuming alcohol regularly and not having a consistent sleeping pattern. Now that you know the do’s and don’ts that you must follow, we wish you happy hair days ahead.
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