A big part of hair health is diet, so if you want healthier red hair you need to make sure you’re incorporating the right foods into your diet*. Here are 10 foods that can help you to get healthier red hair:
Fatty fishes like salmon give you a healthy dose of omega-3 fatty acids as well as protein. This can help make hair stronger and reduce breakage and split ends.
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We usually think of fats as being bad, but there are plenty of healthy fats that our bodies and our hair need to thrive. Avocado is a great source of healthy fats like omega-3 fatty acids which can help the hair follicles be stronger and promote shine.
3. Chia seeds
One of the best-kept skincare and health secrets is chia seeds. These little seeds are high in protein and antioxidants which can help promote hair growth and reduce hair loss.
Vitamin C is a necessary vitamin collagen production that helps to promote growth and healthy hair. Vitamin C can be found in citrus like oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and limes.
Leafy greens like kale are known as superfoods for a reason. Kale is full of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids which help to promote longer, thicker healthy hair!
A great source of protein and vitamins is eggs. They are chalked full of vitamins A, C, and B12. You’ve probably heard of biotin, which is a great vitamin for hair growth that is found in eggs.
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7. Sweet potatoes
Beta carotene is a vitamin that helps to promote a healthy scalp and hair growth. Sweet potatoes are loaded with beta carotene making them a great addition to a healthy hair diet.
8. Greek yogurt
Protein, zinc, and B5 are all found in Greek yogurt and can help you to maintain healthy hair and skin. Greek yogurt is also easy to pair with other healthy hair foods like berries or chia seeds.
One of the best greens you can eat for your hair is Spinach. It’s loaded with nutrients like folate, iron, and vitamins A & C that will help to keep the scalp moisturized while promoting growth.
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Juicy, sweet, and loaded with vitamins! Berries have antioxidant properties which help to protect the hair follicles from damage. Berries also contain Vitamin C!
*Always consult with your doctor before adding or altering your diet in any way.
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