Make sure you include these products in your diet:
- sweet potatoes: they are a great source of the antioxidant beta carotene, which body turns into vitamin A. It also helps protect and produce the oils that sustain scalp.
- salmon: it has plenty of vitamin D, proteins and omega-3 fatty acids. About 3% of the hair shaft is make up of these fatty acid. Omega-3s are also found in cell membranes in the skin of scalp, and in the natural oils that keep scalp and hair hydrated.
-oysters are rich in zinc, a lack of which can lead to hair loss (even in eyelashes), as well as a dry, flaky scalp.
- walnuts: they also have a significant amount of omega-3 fatty acids. They're also rich in biotin and vitamin E, which helps protect your cells from DNA damage. Walnuts also have copper, a mineral that helps keep your natural hair color rich and lustrous
-eggs: A great source of protein, eggs are loaded with four key minerals: zinc, selenium, sulfur, and iron. Iron is especially important, because it helps cells carry oxygen to the hair follicles, and too little iron (anemia) is a major cause of hair loss, particularly in women
-spinach: the iron, beta carotene, folate, and vitamin C in spinach help keep hair follicles healthy and scalp oils circulating.
-Greek yogurt: cruise the dairy aisle for low-fat options such as Greek yogurt, which is high in hair-friendly protein, vitamin B5 and vitamin D
-blueberries: vitamin C is critical for circulation to the scalp and supports the tiny blood vessels that feed the follicles. Too little C in the diet can lead to hair breakage.
-poultry: this everyday entree is extraordinary when it comes to protein, as well as hair-healthy zinc, iron, and B vitamins to keep strands strong and plentiful. Because hair is nearly all protein, foods rich in protein are literally giving you the building blocks for hair.