When you have a nutritional deficiency or a health problem, your hair can suffer the consequences.
Therefore, to have healthy hair, we have to follow a correct diet, with a balanced supply of proteins, vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids. Here are the most important and in what foods you can find them:
Essential in the production of keratin (the protein that brings strength and volume to the hair), you can consume it in vegetables such as cabbages, watercress, or broccoli.
It brings health and strength to your hair. You will find it in salmon and tuna as well as in fish oil and flaxseed.
Hydrates and gives flexibility to your hair and is in borage, evening primrose oil, and sarsaparilla.
It helps stimulate the production of collagen, elastin, and keratin. You will find it in spinach, parsley, whole oats, beets, and green beans.
Essential for the production of collagen, to give body and strength to the hair. It is present in citrus fruits, red pepper, and mango.
This nutrient regulates vitamin K and is a moisturizer indicated for parched hair. We find it in almonds, cereals, and corn oil.
It is vital for the prevention of scalp problems, such as dandruff or dry hair, which can cause premature hair loss. You consume it through eggs, liver and orange and reddish fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes and carrots.
It is a nutrient that plays a role in the production of hemoglobin, responsible for carrying oxygen to the cells and makes the hair follicle stay healthy. We find it in bluefish, white meat, rice bran, and pistachios.
It gives life to the hair and strengthens the hair follicle (the part of the skin on which each hair rests). The absence of it is one of the leading causes of baldness. We find it in eggs, milk and royal jelly.
It is the most abundant natural food in vitamin B. It makes our hair healthy. You can find it in tablets in our pharmacy and specialized stores.
Many of these nutrients are part of the composition of hair products that exist to strengthen your hair or prevent and combat hair loss. Among them, Ultra Hair, from Nature’s Plus or Lambdapil Hairdensity, from Isdin, which also provides iron and zinc.