Although there are a plethora of hair products on the market, some or most of which are perfectly good choices for your hair. Sometimes a good DIY at home remedy is a nice change of pace. Did you know that some super foods can create just as good a result on your lovely locks, as well if not better than traditional store bought items. Keep in mind these super foods are readily available at your local grocery store and or you might have them at home right now, as we speak. If so, then create a one a kind DIY mask and reap the many rewards of an all natural hair remedy.
See our top picks of foods good for shiny healthy hair. Have your own to share? Please tell us in the comment area of the blog.
1. Eggs –
Eggs are good for your hair because of their rich Vitamin D content, and they’re also a good source of Biotin which aids in hair and scalp health. Our bodies naturally create Biotin but in cases where you’re deficient in this nutrient, then a diet rich in eggs is a great way to augment for Biotin. Many women apply an egg mask on their hair, but really just having one a day as part of your overall breakfast meal is also a good and easy enough way to go.
2. Yogurt –
Yogurt has long been the staple of quick at your desk lunches for many a working woman and for good reason; because it’s a quick healthy bite on the go. But did you know that low-fat yogurt (Greek especially) is a smart hair health super food as well. It’s rich in Calcium, Vitamin D and Vitamin B5 – which helps with both hair and follicle growth, not too mention your nails and even teeth. So next time you’re at your desk having yogurt for lunch, know that your hair is smiling and thanking you for it.
3. Oysters –
A nice plate of Oysters is essentially a nice treat for your hair. They are rich in the mineral Zinc which aids in tissue growth including hair growth. However you eat them; whether fried, boiled or raw Oysters are an excellent way to have and keep hair looking its best. Try a moderate diet rich in this fresh seafood and see the results in no time.
4. Spinach –
Did you know hair loss is or has been known to be caused by lack of iron? Especially for women, as we tend to lose iron naturally over time. The good news is that iron deficiency can be easily taken care of, by simply ingesting it raw in a sandwich or steaming it and placing on a yummy salad. Any which way you decide to eat it, know that it’s good for your hair, scalp and really overall for your health. Eat some green leafy Spinach for beautiful, healthy hair.
There you have it. Four good foods for great tresses that can easily be tried by anyone and almost effortlessly. You are what you eat could not possibly apply here any better, diets rich in antioxidants, Vitamins and minerals all aid in your overall health and appearance; but they especially aid with good hair health.
Missy Diaz is an avid beauty blogger and web content provider that writes for many sites and blogs – including Solstice Herbal Medicine – you can find her and follow on Twitter for her many beauty lifestyle tips and tricks.