Who doesn’t love flaunting their shiny and healthy tresses; it is something that everyone desires to have. But, with the degrading environmental factors and our sedentary lifestyle, we face hair problems, including hair fall. It’s a proven fact that just like our body, our hair too needs different nutrients in order to be healthy and thick. Sadly, if you are prone to falling ill very easily or have not been keeping well recently, there are chances that your hair fall problems may be on a rise. But, the good news is that just like our body, we can bring back the strength in our hair with just a few changes in our diet like increasing the intake of certain foods. And what are those foods exactly? Find out below.
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Here Are 7 Healthy Foods That May Help Reduce Hair Fall:
Our hair is said to be made of mostly protein, and a protein-rich diet surely helps hair maintain strength. Whole eggs are among some of the highest sources of easily available protein that you can include in your diet for hair fall.
If you are a vegetarian, you can opt for peanuts instead of eggs for that essential punch of protein in your daily diet.
3. Nuts And Seeds
Apart from peanuts, almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, flax seeds all contain plant-based protein, healthy fats, zinc, and other nutrients that will give your body and hair a much-needed nutritious push.
Nuts are a good source of plant-based protein
4. Fenugreek Seeds
Fenugreek seeds are rich in folic acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and are considered one of the most effective remedies for hair fall.
Amla is a rich source of Vitamin C that is a strong anti-oxidant and responsible for boosting overall immunity.
Amla is a storehouse of Vitamin C
Barley is considered a good source of Vitamin E, which is one of the major vitamins found in hair fall products. Go the natural way, drink some barley water instead to treat hair fall.
Fatty fishes like Salmon and others are known to be good sources of protein, fatty acids and Vitamin A. These healthy fatty acids help increase hair density to give you a thick scalp.
Fish contain healthy fats
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While these 7 foods may help control hair fall, there are also some other food habits that may increase the chances of hair fall. Like, eating too much sugar, junk food, consuming alcohol regularly and not having a consistent sleeping pattern. Now that you have an idea of the do’s and don’ts that you must follow, we wish you happy hair days ahead.
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