7 Foods for Healthy Skin and Hair
Looking to improve your diet and skin routine? Knowing what to eat or drink can play a major role in hormone balance, collagen and keratin levels, and probably the most natural way to go about achieving your skin goals. Below is a list of seven superfoods that will keep your skin and hair glowing and healthy!
Spinach is loaded with Vitamin A and C, along with potassium and iron. Vitamin A helps the skin produce sebum for your scalp; leaving your hair healthier as it grows in. Iron is essential for hair growth as it helps blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body.
- Salmon and oily fish
Salmon is the best source for omega-3 fatty acids which aid in keeping skin moisturized and the fastest catalyst for hair growth. It also contains lots acetylcholine, a neutrotransmitter that makes your skin tight and firm.
Along with salmon, walnuts provide a lot of omega-3 fatty acids thst make your cells membranes stronger so they can retain more water, keeping your skin moisturized and glowing.
Oysters have crazy amounts of zinc in them, which helps repair damaged tissues. Zinc in oysters has also proven to reverse the effects of hairless, but be careful, too much zinc can sometimes push the rate of hair loss faster.
Out of all fruits, blueberries have been proved to have the most antioxidants. Their vitamins boost collagen levels and helps absorb iron, keeping your skin toned and tight.
Eggs contain lutein and biotin, two key factors for healthy skin and hair. Lutein acts as an antioxidant and prevents skin damage as well as controls the production of collagen. Biotin is vital for making a protein for hair growth called keratin.
- Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes contain a lot of beta-carotene, which your body turns into Vitamin A which is known to help hair grow in thicker and fuller, as well as aiding in cell production.
Thank you so much for reading and hopefully this has inspired you to shake up your meals to match your hair and skin goals!
- Alice Kazakov