Your hair cells are very fast growing and good carbohydrates (e.e. not sweet pastries) provide the hair cells with the fuel they need to transform protein cells into your hair. Oats give a boost of fatty acids, zinc, iron and omega-6 while brown rice is a great source of vitamin B. The sweet potato is high in vitamin A to aid hair growth and repair.
Citrus fruits like oranges, lemons, and grapefruit are a great source of vitamin C, as are blueberries. Anti-oxidants like these help to increase healthy blood circulation to help hair to grow. Bananas should be on the menu for thin hair—rich in potassium and B6, it’s a powerhouse for growth.
Spinach is a leafy green that really packs a punch: high levels of iron, vitamin k vitamin C, and potassium ensure the hair is healthy right from the root. Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fats (good fats), biotin, and vitamin E that help to heal and nourish the hair.
This food group is literally the building block of our hair. Opt for oily fish for its high omega-3 and vitamin B content for shiny locks. Those of you without enough iron in your diets may experience hair loss. Eggs are a great source of iron, zinc, selenium, and zinc to carry oxidized blood to the hair follicles. Nuts help with the condition of your hair; for example, walnuts have high levels of omega-3’s, fatty acids, and biotin to help protect the hair from damage.