5 Foods for Longer and Healthier Hair.

Abbie Gunn

Posted on September 24 2019

We've all heard that beauty starts within, and although cheesy it really is true. Healthy food and regular exercise, are contributors to how we feel and look. this blog focuses on food that makes more beautiful, healthier and longer hair!
1. Avocados
Avocados are a  great source of healthy fats, which are very important to our overall health. Avocados are amazing not just because of their creamy consistency and light flavor, but also due to the vitamins A, D and E and omega-9 fatty acids that they contain.  Avocado oil can be directly applied to the hair in order to stimulate collagen and elastin production, which are both very beneficial to our hair growth. Its also super easy to mash up and create a DIY hair mask.
2. Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds
Pumpkin and sunflower seeds, are filled with lots of benefits that make our hair happy. These little shells are packed with iron, which is extremely important to the health of our hair. Sunflower seeds are also high in vitamin E, which enhances our blood flow to the scalp and promotes faster hair growth.
3. Green Leafy Vegetables
Green leafy vegetables are extremely high in iron and allow us to battle brittle hair. A great example of this is spinach; rich in vitamin A, iron, beta carotene, folate, and vitamin C. Greens ensure a healthy scalp and allow for hair to stay moisturized. 
4. Hazelnut Butter
Hazelnut Butter is extremely high in biotin and can be added to any pancake or smoothie recipe for added creaminess, protein and biotin. Biotin is very important because these B7 vitamins are not only responsible for digestion  but also for promoting hair growth. 
5. Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes contain the antioxidant Beta Carotene which is amazing for stronger and healthier hair! Not only will they help our hair when eaten but are also great mashed into a DIY mask. Keep on for 20 mins then wash out.

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