Maybe it's just me, but I've always been a Rapunzel wannabe and I'm sure some of you must be able to relate to wanting super long thick hair. When stretched, my hair reaches down to my hip bone which is personally quite impressive and these beloved foods have helped me to achieve this length.
- Sweet potatoes – Vitamin A
- Salmon – Omega 3 – Protein
- Eggs – Omega 3 – Vitamin A
What makes these ingredients powerful are that they are packed with omega-3 fatty acids that promote hair growth. A proper amount of omega-3 in your diet nourish your hair follicles, encouraging hair growth. Nourishing omega 3 fatty acids also soothe and moisturise the scalp, and promote blood circulation, preventing dryness and dandruff. These fatty acids also encourage the production of scalp oils, which naturally coat and nourish hair strands, helping to transform dry or lifeless hair. Vitamin A also helps skin glands make an oily substance called sebum. Sebum moisturises the scalp and helps keep hair healthy. However, too much Vitamin A can also contribute to hair loss. Protein in your diet helps the body to produce keratin, which is fundamental to the hair structure.