There is a time in our lives where, as “ WOMEN”, we realize, If I don’t take care of me, I can’t take care of the anyone else… AND if I choose not to take care of my health, it will just make the older me suffer. PAINFULLY ! Yea yea, I know that’s a little heavy on the count of … You came to my blog expecting a light fluffy post about how to eat yourself some “good hair” , and yea, I kind of ambushed you… lol … my bad dawg. (Shrugs) I just wanted to give you some motivation! Motivation about not only why you NEED to eat better for great, healthy, sassy, hair, but for great healthy sassy hair when your 80 shopping with your cute 80 year old diva friends! And PLEASE, don’t act like you all depressed, omg poor me I don’t care about my hair… blah blah. Just remember depression is temporary, and only last as long as you’re willing to entertain it. So, do your 80 year old self a favor and start eating some high-biotin foods, cause she does not deserve to have ugly hair because you wanted to be 25!
Please AND Thank You!
Just eat a balanced diet that includes some high-biotin foods: almonds, eggs, peanuts,, wheat bran, salmon, avocados, and cheese
Here’s some more…
Cinnamon is a sweet way to improve blood flow, also called circulation. That’s what brings oxygen and nutrients to your hair follicles, and if paired will the right nutrients and vitamins, it can help hair grow fuller and longer.
Fish like salmon, sardines, and mackerel are great sources for healthy omega-3 fatty acids. They are LOADED! Your body can’t make these healthy fats, so it’s your job to to get them from the food you eat or supplements. Your body needs them to grow hair longer and keep it shiny full and luscious!
Is your hair dry and can’t seem to find it’s light? Eat some orange vegetables! Carrots, pumpkin, cantaloupe, sweet potatoes, and mangoes are all are filled with a good-for-you antioxidant called beta carotene. Your body turns beta carotene into vitamin A which helps protect against dull hair. It also encourages the glands in your scalp to make an oily fluid called sebum that keeps hair from drying out.
Iron is a great way to prevent hair loss. Sure you can get iron from supplements but you can easily get it from grains, pastas, soybeans Beef, especially organ meats like liver, selfish and dark leafy greens do too.
Like so many dark green leafy vegetables, spinach is full of amazing stuff. It has loads of vitamin A, plus iron, beta carotene, folate, and vitamin C. They keep your hair moisturized so it’s not fragile. Moral of the story… EAT lots of Spinach!