Gallery 5 Foods for More Beautiful Hair
A must-have nutrient for healthy hair is vitamin C, which promotes circulation the scalp. Add vitamin C-rich blueberries and strawberries to your diet with a morning smoothie.
Pumpkin seeds have all the essentials packed in — zinc, fatty acids and biotin. Zinc strengthens the hair, fatty acids nourish the scalp and biotin is well known for strengthening the hair follicles. Snacking on pumpkin seeds or throwing a few into a salad provides just enough of these nutrients to build up strands.
EggsMake eggs (or even egg whites) your go-to in the morning. The protein-rich food has a large quantity of iron, which helps cells carry oxygen to the hair follicles.
Carrots may be known for promoting eye health, but they’re also great for hair health. They have the largest amount of vitamin A among well-known vegetables which adds much needed moisture to the scalp.
Although normally not #1 on our grocery lists, radishes have the perfect formula for strong hair — vitamin C, silicon and sulfur. The vegetable also dissolves mucus in the digestive tract, allowing nutrients to work efficiently. Think healthy hair and clear skin.