How to Get Healthy Hair

Diet Tips for Healthy Hair from HAIR Lab Hair Salon, Basingstoke

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Your hair is hungry for the right foods and we can show you how to improve the appearance of your hair – starting in your kitchen! As hair is made of protein, ensuring you have enough protein in your diet is crucial for giving you strong healthy hair.

Eating a variety of healthy foods will improve the condition of your locks and give you healthy skin. Fill up on these nutrients to begin growing your healthiest hair ever…

Eat Your Way to Healthy Hair


Eating a variety of healthy foods will give you the mane you’ve always dreamed of, keeping your hair in a healthy condition.

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

Certain spices such as cumin, turmeric and black pepper not only add flavour to your food but they also provide nourishment for your hair. Fill your plate with healthy foods to get the shiny lustrous locks you have always wanted.

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.