1- Protein rich products
Since our hair is made of protein, ensuring you have enough protein in your diet is crucial for making hair strong and healthy. Otherwise, its deficiency can make your hair dry, brittle and weak. You must choose chicken, turkey, fish, dairy products and eggs as they are excellent sources of protein along with vegetarian sources such as legumes and nuts.
It is an important mineral for hair but too much of it often leads to hair loss also. So , one consumes it in balance. One can take animal products such as red meat, chicken and fish to provide iron with a high bioavailability. Whereas, the Vegetarians can increase their iron stores by taking lentils, spinach and other leafy green vegetables such as broccoli, kale and salad greens.
3- Vitamin C
It aids the absorption of iron and it is good to eat in conjunction with iron-rich foods. Vitamin C also provides antibodies and is best present in blackcurrants, blueberries, broccoli, guava, kiwi fruits, oranges, papaya, strawberries and sweet potatoes.
It is a fatty acids that our body doesn’t produce naturally , therefore, one must add s salmon, herring, sardines, trout and mackerel and plant sources like avocado, pumpkin seeds and walnuts in the diet
5- Vitamin A
It is essential to make sebum that provides a natural conditioner for a healthy scalp. Vitamin A rich products are animal products and orange/yellow coloured vegetables which are high in beta-carotene (which makes vitamin A) such as carrots, pumpkins and sweet potatoes.