How to Get Healthy Hair

Diet Tips for Healthy Hair from Perfectly Posh Hair Design, Hungerford


One of the easiest ways to improve the appearance of your hair is to change your diet.

Healthy hair starts with the foods we eat and the nutrients they contain so perhaps it’s tie to start looking at what you are putting on your plate. Our food provides the building blocks that keep hair healthy and looking fabulous.

We can show you how to improve the appearance of your hair, by eating a variety of healthy foods to improve the condition of your hair and the appearance of your skin. Fill up on these nutrients to begin growing your healthiest hair ever…

Eat Your Way to Healthy Hair

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When we follow a healthy, balanced eating plan, we get hair that is lustrous shiny and resilient.

Add lots of green leafy vegetables and sweet juicy fruits into your diet to keep your hair healthy. Iron and zinc help hair to grow and protein boosts your hair strength, while eating dairy products such as milk and fresh yoghurt will also help.

Fresh coconut is also considered excellent ‘hair food’ – sprinkle grated coconut over salads, diced fresh fruit, or rice.

Certain spices such as cumin, turmeric and black pepper not only add flavour to your food, but they also provide nourishment for your hair.  Fill up your plate with healthy foods for gorgeous healthy locks (and remember to book in to Perfectly Posh Hair Design for your regular trim!)

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.

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