The Best Foods for Hair Growth
This entry was posted on December 29, 2010.
Want to enjoy long, healthy flowing locks? The secret to healthy hair may surprise you. What you put in your body matters just as much as what you put on your hair. Veg out on these super foods that promote hair growth.
Sunflower seeds are high in the mineral Silica. Silica promotes healthy hair growth and is the main ingredient in sunflower seed and sunflower oil. It's also found in horsetail. Horsetail is a vitamin supplement that can be found in many health food stores. Other nuts that are high in fatty acids promote hair growth. These include almonds, pumpkin seeds, walnuts and pistachios.
Eggs are high in biotin, which builds nail strength and promotes hair growth. Try boiled eggs in salads and sandwiches for a healthy, hair growing snack. Eggs are also high in protein which helps in hair growth.
Tuna and Brazil Nuts
Both tuna and Brazil nuts are high in selenium which assists in hair health. Regular doses of selenium gives your hair shine and bounce and strengthens the strands. Tuna is also low in fat, and contains protein, which aids in growth.
High in Omega 3 fatty acids, salmon boosts collagen, nourishes the scalp and promotes circulation. Pink salmon is especially beneficial in boosting the health of your scalp and hair.
Here are some other foods and vitamins that promote hair growth and health:
Hair health starts within. To enjoy those healthy, perfect locks choose the superfoods that promote hair growth and health.