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The Nutrients Within Diets That Promotes Healthy Hair

Your hair is one of your most important aesthetic assets. It radiates your health and is one of the primary methods by which you advertise yourself. Just take a look at what’s on TV or in the cinema. What do you yourself look at when meeting people for the first time? More often than not, hair is one of the first things we notice about people and is also one of our subconscious methods by which we identify others. So, in that case we can ask: What are you doing to help promote yourself? Do you have healthy hair? Do the diets that you follow supply you with enough nutrients to have a voluminous lustrous shine to your healthy hair? If you’re not certain, read on because we’ve got a few tips.

Healthy hair is a result of a combination of things. Among these we look at, diets and amounts of exercise, as well as what steps you take to care for your body both internally and externally.

What to do to achieve healthy hair

Diets for healthy hair vary in number, but they all contain the basic ingredients for beautiful healthy hair. These include getting a healthy amount of the correct nutrients as well as a healthy dose of regular exercise.

Among the nutrients towards your goal for healthy hair, consider the following:

Biotin: This nutrient should be added to any of the diets you follow so that you can have healthy hair. It is one of the main ingredients in the body’s keratin manufacturing process, the latter being what your hair are primarily made of. It is naturally found in peanuts, bananas, egg yolks and soy products.

Vitamin A: Besides being another nutrient for healthy hair, Vitamin A is also a primary human nutrient. Vitamin A is an antioxidant and forms part of sebum production on the scalp. Large amounts of Vitamin A can result in hair loss, so care should be taken when used as a supplement.

Vitamin C: This nutrient is an essential part of all diets for healthy hair. Not only beneficial to the immune system, this nutrient is responsible for collagen production in the body, one of the main building blocks of healthy hair. Vitamin C can be found naturally in green leafy vegetables as well as certain types of citrus fruits.

Vitamin E: This fat-soluble vitamin is also an antioxidant and increases oxygen circulation. This vitamin is typically found in nuts, avocado, soy and green leafy vegetables and is widespread throughout most diets.

Myo-Inositol: Produced by the human body, myo-Inositol is beneficial to the function of the hair follicles and thus promotes healthy hair. Diets that include myo-Inositol are those which include grains, nuts and citrus fruits.

And what not to do

The key word here is moderation, if not elimination, with the aim of healthy hair in mind. This applies to just about all the ‘bad habits’ you can think of including smoking (tobacco products), excessive alcohol consumption, excessive caffeine consumption and a general lack of physical activity. Diets that contain an excess of a certain amount of food should also be reconsidered.

Regardless of what route you take to get a scalp full of shiny healthy hair, a focus on diets is a necessary part not only of healthy hair, but general health. When taking supplements to restore any of the lost nutrients, consult your local physician to find out in which diets the supplements occur naturally and whether supplements are indeed necessary for you to obtain healthy hair.