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28 January 2012

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Food For Your Mane

With constant attacks from a range of external and internal factors, your hair is prone to damage more frequently than you ever thought. Have you been witnessing an incessant hair loss, a bout of dandruff or a dry and flaky scalp of late? If yes, , we don’t offer no prizes for guessing that it’s an impact of high stressful life that you lead combined with harms of a pollution filled environment and of course, a lack of nutrition in your diet .

Though there isn’t much we can do to prevent the external factors from hampering and impacting our body (only prevention is possible) but certainly by ensuring a balanced diet inclusive of all essential nutrients we can keep the damage at bay for longer and genuinely reduce its evil effects on our body. Here is a list of some such food items that can be made a part of your daily dietary regime to benefit your hair and improve their growth and texture.
• Beans
Including legumes from the family of kidney beans, beans etc. provides the essential protein to the body and also offers a good amount of zinc, iron and biotin that are great for improving hair quality.

• Poultry
Stored with high doses of proteins and iron, chicken and turkey are a great way to improve your hair quality. Regular consumption helps in strengthening the roots with much needed proteins and hence reducing the hair fall
• Carrots
Besides being rich in iron, carrots are also high in Vitamin A, which is a pre-requisite for shining hair; hence its inclusion in the diet can be greatly beneficial for hair.
• Green leafy Vegetables
Promoted for all the right reasons, these vegetables such as spinach, fenugreek, broccoli are rich with Vitamin A and Vitamin C, this helps create more sebum( an naturally produced oil like substance that keeps the hair follicle moisturised all the time).

• Salmon
Loaded with Omega fatty acids , Vitamin B 12 and Iron, these are of great help in maintain a healthy scalp. These nutrients nourish the roots, keeping the hair healthy and texture neat.

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  1. Reshmi says:

    Olive oil is very good for the hair. Just not that, it has so many benefits, for the stomach, the skin and of course hair. I have been applying a mixture of coconut oil and olive oil on my hair for quite sometime and I have never looked back. It has made my hair thick and nourished it. I follow this process up with a hot towel or mask. I apply a mixture of Hair & care oil and vigaro olive oil. I have also heard that Hair & Care has roped in web teen sensation Shraddha Sharma for their latest TVC. Wow, love her songs!

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