Can A Well-Balanced Diet Improve Your Hair Health?

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Your diet goes hand in hand with hair health. If you’re not nourishing your body, you’re not going to have strong hair. You can’t slide through life eating whatever you want. Nope, you will have to  re-think that thought again as this couldn’t be further from the truth.

If want strong, beautiful hair eat a well balanced diet.  That way,  you can get all of the most important vitamins and nutrients. These vital nutrients are needed for your body to function at tip-top condition.

Protein Leads To Great Hair Health

If your hair is limp, it could be a lack protein and iron.

If your hair doesn’t get the protein it needs, it will result in damage and hair loss. In addition, it will prevent you from gaining and retaining hair length. In addition, if you’re anemic, your hair could become lackluster and dull.

So, how do you get more protein?

  • Fish and omega 3 give you a generous portion of protein.
  • If you are not eating enough protein, take a multi-vitamin supplement, but remember there is no actual replacement for eating a healthy diet.
  • You can increase your biotin intake by including plenty of pork, cereal, egg yolks, milk, and nuts in your diet. Other options are organ meats and legumes.

Bottom line, do your best to choose foods that are rich in protein and vital nutrients in order to fully benefit from what you’re eating.

Green Leafy Veggies

I think we can all agree that leafy green vegetables offer a better choice for your health than a big juicy cheeseburger and French fries from your local fast food joint. Greens fuel your body with nutrients and vitamins it needs to function at its full potential and grow your hair.

Bottom line, you want plenty of natural, unprocessed food. Stick to the outside aisles of the grocery store when shopping. Most of the food on the inner aisles are packed with processed, unhealthy food. If you stick to this philosophy you will have fabulous hair health.

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Vitamins: Biotin, a B vitamin, is important to hair growth. You can improve your hair by ingesting 1000 mcg into your diet. Be sure not to take more than you need or you might get hair in places you are not trying to grow it like on your face, armpits, legs, and groin areas. The trick here is to have a healthy balance of B vitamins without going overboard.

Hair should be silky, soft and vibrant.

If your hair appears to be dull and lifeless or if it’s falling out more than usual, consider making the appropriate changes in your diet. If you have changed your diet, and have not seen a change you might want to contact a dermatologist that can recommend procedures and treatments based on your individual needs.

Keep in mind that the best diets in the world won’t help you with healthy hair if you aren’t taking proper care of your hair.

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Sherry Harris is a solopreneur at Sherry's Life. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter and, if you have thoughts on this article, join the conversation on Facebook.