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Feed Your Hair: 10 Best Foods For a Healthy Mane

In previous posts, we’ve talked about the importance of using high-quality products to maintain healthy hair. In addition to having the right products, what you eat also makes a huge impact on your hair and scalp’s condition. We have listed 10 nutritious foods below that will help you achieve the ultimate #hairgoals you’ve always aspired to. Fill up your kitchen with these nutrients to grow your healthiest hair ever.

Walnuts
Smoother skin, healthy hair and brighter eyes are a few of many benefits of eating walnuts. Walnuts are a terrific source of zinc, an ingredient known to strengthen hair follicles.

Almonds
Almonds eaten in moderation have proven to have a positive impact on human’s health. This also includes the condition of your strands. The nut is a great source of vitamin E which researchers say is particularly good for keeping your locks thick and lustrous. You heard it right – this gives you another reason to dive into that almond butter jar!

Spinach
Spinach is filled with nutritious ingredients such as sebum, iron, omega-3, potassium, magnesium, and calcium. All mentioned help keeping hair lustrous, shiny and hydrated.

Salmon
Besides from being a good source of protein, salmon is a rich source of Omega-3’s. These are anti-inflammatory and enable you to grow hair faster and keep it shiny and full.

Eggs
Eggs are packed with biotin, a B vitamin which improves the growth of the hair. You can also find biotin in almonds, salmon and…

…Avocado!
The health benefits of avocados are widely known by many people. Fewer people know that this superfruit helps to prevent hair loss. Avocados are high in vitamins B and E, which are essential for hair growth and for repairing damage to the scalp.

Oysters
Just like walnuts, oysters are also filled with zinc. Oysters help to make sure that the oil glands around the hair follicles are working properly. Low levels of zinc can cause hair loss, slow growth, and dandruff.

Lentils
Beans and lentils are known for being super rich sources of iron and protein, both things your hair needs in order to grow longer. Lentils, especially, are great for growth and maintenance of the hair.

Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes contain tons of beta-carotene, the yellow/orange pigment that gives vegetables and fruits their rich colors. The body transforms these pigments into vitamin A, a very nourishing agent for your skin and hair. Eating foods rich in vitamin A makes your hair shiny and keeps your scalp from developing dandruff.

Carrots
Carrots are a powerhouse of nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and carotenoids we absolutely don’t want to miss out on. Add carrots to your soups and salads and watch those locks grow!

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Source: Eatthis.com, Health.com

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  1. Thank you for this article; I found it very informative. I love Alvocado – new they are good for you, but wasn’t aware they could prevent hair loss and good for a healthy scalp.

    Keep these jewels coming!

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