HEALTH & NUTRITION
Never underestimate the affect that diet can have on your hair. Nutritional deficiencies usually first show up in your hair and can cause excessive hair shedding and also stunted hair growth.
If you do not have enough iron in your body, you may develop a condition called iron deficiency anaemia. This can cause your hair to shed.
Hair needs a mixture of both vitamins and minerals to grow. Biotin is one of these essential vitamins.
NUTRITIONAL MUST DO'S
There are a number of 'daily must do's' in order to maximise your hair's potential for being healthy and looking beautiful.
DIET AND HAIR GROWTH
Why is diet important when it comes to hair growth?
Carbohydrates are important because they provide energy, and being the second fastest-growing cells in your body, your hair cells need a lot of energy to grow.
Proteins are used to build tissue cells, including the cells of your hair, skin and nails.
Hair needs a variety of different nutrients in order to grow.
VEGETARIAN / VEGAN DIETS AND HAIR HEALTH
How to make a vegetarian or vegan diet work best for your hair.
Vitamin B12 plays an important role in DNA production, and, importantly for your hair, helps to keep your red blood cells, which carry oxygen to your tissues, healthy.
Vitamin C is an essential water-soluble vitamin as your body cannot make it on its own, nor can it store it.
HEALTH AND HAIR
You probably, at one time or another, have connected the behaviour of your hair with the way you feel.
Zinc is very important to health and wellbeing. In fact, it helps support over 100 chemical reactions within the body, such as the formation of hormones and enzymes.