What we need for beautiful, shiny and strong hair? The answer is a balanced diet!
Meat and seafood. Meat protein has the highest biological value. Also the meat consumption gives us Zn and Cu witch are fighting hair loss. We can get Cu while we eat dark chocolate, beans and nuts.
FOLIC ACID Contributes to cell multiplication.Green leaf vegetables such as spinach, lettuce and beans.Unfortunatelly is sensitive in high temperature (the loss is more or less 50-90%).For than reason we should consume vegetables fresh or light cooked.
VITAMIN E Nuts and olive oil.Vitamin E is the vitamin of youth.Also is antioxidant.That means that prevents the creation of free radicals and this delays the process of hair ageing.In combination with vitamin C the rule of vitamin E increased.Vitamin E can getted from olive oil,nuts,oat,spinach,eggs,fishes,green bean. Selinium is antioxidant too. Sources of selinium are fishes(also full in Ω-3),whole grains,liver,chicken fillet.
VITAMIN C Sources green and red peppers, broccoli, potatoes, oranges, lemons, Brussels sprouts.Vitamin C is important for collagen creation, a protein witch is basic for the tissue of the root of hair. Also is a great antioxidant. Prevents ageing.
VITAMIN A Is crucial for regular circle life of cells. The vitamin A deficiencies can cause dryness and fragile hair. Sources liver, dairy, eggs, butter. β-carotin is also necessary because is pro-vitamin A.Is antioxidant too and is detectable in fruits and vegetables with bright coulor as carrots, spinach, broccoli.
Maria Pan, Clinical biologist