How to Get Healthy Hair

Diet Tips for Healthy Hair from Segais Hair & Beauty in Wantage & Marlborough


It’s no secret that not all of us are blessed with thick, shiny and natural flowing locks. One of the easiest ways to improve the appearance of your hair is to change your diet by eating nutritious healthy foods.

Healthy hair starts with the foods we eat and the nutrients they contain so take a look at what you are putting on your plate.

We can show you how to improve the appearance of your hair, by eating a variety of healthy foods to not only improve the condition of your hair but also the appearance of your skin. Fill up on these nutrients to begin growing your healthiest hair ever…

Eat Your Way to Healthy Hair

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Follow a healthy, balanced eating plan, and get hair that is lustrous shiny and resilient, you are what you eat …and so is your hair!

Whether you enjoy them sunny side up for breakfast or boiled and sliced cold over a green salad, eggs are serious healthy-hair helpers. One of their key ingredients is Sulphur which can help create and maintain shiny locks.

Add lots of green leafy vegetables and sweet juicy fruits into your diet to keep your hair healthy. Iron and zinc help hair follicles to grow and protein boosts your hair strength and eating dairy products such as milk and fresh yogurt will also help.

Certain spices such as cumin, turmeric and black pepper not only add flavour to your food but they also provide nourishment for your hair. By eating a variety of healthy foods you will keep your hair and your system healthy and nourished.

Your Shopping List of Food For Healthy Hair…

Add these items to your trolley during your next shop and watch the condition of your hair improve – as well as your general well-being!

Protein: Meat, fish, poultry, milk, eggs, cheese, yogurt & sunflower seeds.

Vitamin A: Butter, eggs, milk, carrots, tomatoes, oily fish, dark green leafy vegetables & apricots. (Vitamin A not only promotes a healthy scalp, but promotes hair growth).

Vitamin B: Milk, eggs, wholegrain cereals, bread, wheat germs, nuts, soy beans, poultry, fish & meat.

Vitamin D: Sunlight, fish liver oils, oily fish, milk & eggs.

Vitamin C: Blackcurrant, green peppers, citrus fruits, bananas, avocados, artichokes & leafy green vegetables. (Vitamin C is an antioxidant that strengthens the hair shaft and hair follicles, as well as prevents breakage).

Vitamin E: Wheat germ, peanuts, vegetable oils, pulses & green leafy vegetables.

Iron: Spinach, cockles, liver, kidneys, pulses, lentils, beans, peas & dried fruit.

Calcium: Cheese, nuts, eggs, milk, yogurt, sardines & root vegetables.

Iodine: Seafood, dried kelp & iodized salt.

Sulphur: Eggs, meat, cheese & other dairy products.