How to Get Healthy Hair

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Dean’s Diet Tips for Healthy Hair from Sixth Sense Hair, Sutton Coldfield

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Not everyone is blessed with shiny healthy hair. You are what you eat, and you may be surprised to learn that your hair benefits from a healthy diet.

Generally speaking you’ll want to look for foods high in lean protein, vitamin A, zinc, iron, omega-3 fatty acids, and calcium for the healthiest hair and scalp.

We can show you how to improve the appearance of your hair, by eating a variety of healthy foods to not only improve the condition of your hair but also the appearance of your skin. Fill up on these nutrients to begin growing your healthiest hair ever…

Eat Your Way to Healthy Hair


By following a healthy, balanced eating plan, you can get hair that is lustrous, shiny and resilient, and get you that mane you have always dreamed of.

Low fat dairy products like milk, yoghurt and cheese are packed with calcium, which is a necessary mineral for optimal hair growth and a great source of protein.

Keeping green leafy veggies in your diet is a healthy boost for your hair too. Iron and zinc help hair to grow and protein boosts your hair strength.

Spices such as cumin, turmeric and black pepper not only add flavour to your food but they also provide nourishment for your hair. By eating a variety of healthy foods you will keep your hair and your system healthy and nourished.

Your Shopping List of Food For Healthy Hair…

Add these items to your trolley during your next shop and watch the condition of your hair improve – as well as your general well-being!

Protein: Meat, fish, poultry, milk, eggs, cheese, yogurt & sunflower seeds.

Vitamin A: Butter, eggs, milk, carrots, tomatoes, oily fish, dark green leafy vegetables & apricots. (Vitamin A not only promotes a healthy scalp, but promotes hair growth).

Vitamin B: Milk, eggs, wholegrain cereals, bread, wheat germs, nuts, soy beans, poultry, fish & meat.

Vitamin D: Sunlight, fish liver oils, oily fish, milk & eggs.

Vitamin C: Blackcurrant, green peppers, citrus fruits, bananas, avocados, artichokes & leafy green vegetables. (Vitamin C is an antioxidant that strengthens the hair shaft and hair follicles, as well as prevents breakage).

Vitamin E: Wheat germ, peanuts, vegetable oils, pulses & green leafy vegetables.

Iron: Spinach, cockles, liver, kidneys, pulses, lentils, beans, peas & dried fruit.

Calcium: Cheese, nuts, eggs, milk, yogurt, sardines & root vegetables.

Iodine: Seafood, dried kelp & iodized salt.

Sulphur: Eggs, meat, cheese & other dairy products.

Dean V

Article written by Salon Director Dean Vinning, for more blogs go too: Sixth Sense Blog Page