Fortunate are the men who enter old age with a head full of hair. Barring those lucky few, most of us face some form of hair loss by mid-life. Although the cause for receding hairlines can be genetic at times, there are things you can do to prevent or, at the very least, delay that hair loss.
Your diet, especially, has a big say in the overall health of your hair. Adding certain foods to your daily meals can significantly boost the life and quality of your hair. Here is a compilation of foods that are known to aid hair growth.
Kale has risen to superstardom of fitness foods in the last few years. In addition to the plethora of health benefits, studies show that Kale is also good for your hair. It is a storehouse of iron and vitamins that boost hair growth. More importantly, Kale negates the acidic predisposition of our bodies which is the root cause of hair fall.
Carrots every day keeps the glasses away! We are already aware of the wonders carrots can do for your vision, but a lesser-known benefit of eating carrots is related to your scalp. A healthy scalp is a foundation of healthy hair, literally. And carrots which contain vitamin A in abundance are a great form of nourishment for your scalps.
Often snubbed as poor man’s almonds, peanuts are in fact a treasure-trove of nutrients. They contain substantial amounts of biotin which is a great stimulant for hair growth. Biotin also acts as an inhibitor of hair fall, making it twice as good for your hair cover. Not to mention, peanut butter on a jam sandwich is as tasty as healthy food can get.
Usually associated with mental and cardiovascular well-being, Avocados can also contribute to the well-being of your hair. They are a rich source of good fats that work as natural moisturisers for your entire body, including the scalp. A certain amount of moisture in the scalp is necessary for your hair to grow strong and stay long.
Growing new hair and preventing old ones from falling off is all good, but maintaining their overall health is the key. Eating those green peas can help with that. Unlike the previous mentions in the list, green peas are not too big on any particular mineral or vitamin. But they contain a variety of nutrients in a balanced proportion. And this is what makes them so important for the overall maintenance of your hair.