- Dairy Products for Breakfast
Milk, yogurt and cheese elevate the quality of your breakfast. Drink glassful milk, spoonful yogurt and a cube of cheese during morning. These items are rich sources of calcium and protein.
- Vegetables and Whole Grains for Lunch or Dinner
Include green and leafy vegetables, lentils and beans in your meals as they supply the protein to hair which is essential for growth. Not only that, they also provide iron, zinc, and the B vitamin biotin.
Fortify your lunch box items with root vegetable or fruits such as carrots, various types of squash such as winter squash, and sweet potatoes that incline towards orange color as they are rich in vitamin A which help keep scalp healthy. Apricots are also a good choice.
Whole grains such as oatmeal, brown or wild rice, buckwheat, and popcorn are also rich in B vitamins, iron, and zinc. So opt for whole-grain breads, breakfast cereals, and pasta.
- Oils To Sauté What You Love
Sunflower or Olive oil are the great sources of vitamin E. Stir-fry or sauté cubes of tofu, cottage cheese, diced fruit-vegetables such as bell-peppers, rings of onion or finely cut garlic on olive or sunflower oil for barbecues instead of chicken kebabs.
You can also use these oils for your salads as well! Onion and garlic contain bioflavonoids which is highly beneficial for hair.
- Nuts and Seeds: Healthy Items for Snacks
Grab fistful sunflower seeds, one or two almonds and soak them in water overnight. Munch on those and some cashews. It really helps as they contain good amount of B vitamin as well as zinc essential for healthy hair.
Oranges and grapefruits are ideal for comfort eating. They don’t have any unhealthy contents but are rich in fiber, vitamin C which helps your body absorb iron.
- All Time Favorite
Water! Nothing can beat the pleasure of drinking plain, clear water from crystal-clear glass! Try to drink as much water as you can. It helps keep your hair and your body well hydrated.
Enrich your breakfasts and meals with such food items to have not only the most shiny and silky hair but healthy as well!
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