Foods for Healthier Hair, Skin and Nails

Foods for Healthier Hair, Skin and Nails

Looking for new ways to strengthen and nourish your hair, skin, and nails? Take a look at this list of favored foods next. Since hair, skin, and nails all fit in the “containing similar cells” category, they essentially each necessitate the same nutrients to grow healthily, so you’ll get many benefits from each.

Salmon

Salmon is full of vitamin D and protein, and it also comprises omega-3 fatty acids that promote hair growth by keeping your scalp healthy.

Sweet Potato

Sweet Potatoes include beta-carotene, which helps keep your skin healthy by acting as a natural sunblock. It has also been verified that beta-carotene adds warm tones to the skin, which shows a general healthier look.

Nuts

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Including almonds, cashews, walnuts, and peanuts (and more) in their natural forms and lightly processed forms like nut butter.

Rich in omega fatty acids, vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals, which are all beneficial! When consumed in moderation, their nutrients help the body a tonne, while also promoting the healthy growth of hair, skin, and nails.

Avocado

A terrific source of Vitamin E, Vitamin B, and healthy fats (a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids). The vitamins and nutrition in avocado work at the cellular level to defend and strengthen hair. Vitamin B is necessary for hair growth. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps fix damage on the scalp, which may slow or prevent hair growth. Antioxidants are powerful, fighting harmful free radicals. They also fight the signs of aging and prevents inflammation of the skin. Avocados also bear fiber and Vitamin C.

Eggs

Egg yolks contain biotin, which is a B Vitamin. When Biotin levels are low, it may outcome in brittle nails and hair loss, while healthy levels of biotin may really reverse such conditions.

Oats

Oats are one of the best whole grain sources. They contain protein, biotin, anti-inflammatory elements, magnesium, and potassium. They are also high fiber and antioxidants, providing our cells with nutritional reinforcement .

Leafy greens

Greens like kale and spinach provide Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that aid in preventing hair breakage and repairs the skin from any harm caused by exposure to UV rays and environmental toxins. Vitamin C also helps to increase collagen production, promoting the skin’s firmness and elasticity. Spinach and kale are great sources of phytonutrients, which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Spinach also helps with the skin’s elasticity.

Tomatoes

An additional great source of Vitamin C and comprise all of the major carotenoids, including lycopene. Beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene have been shown to preserve the skin against damage from the sun and may also help prevent signs of aging. As mentioned before, Vitamin C is an antioxidant that strengthens hair follicles and prevents breakage.

Berries

Berries are LOADED with potent antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. These fruits are some of the greatest to eat to heal the damage of hair, skin, and nails.

Dark chocolate

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Dark chocolate helps skin remain hydrated and protects the skin from sun damage. Try out dark chocolate that has at least 75% or higher cacao.

Red and yellow bell peppers

Red and yellow bell peppers are yet other sources of beta-carotene. They have a high amount of Vitamin C, an antioxidant that creates collagen, which keeps skin firm and strong.

There are no one magical recipe that would give us all the most amazing beauty benefits (how incredible would that be?), but in reality, there isn’t. Gladly our diet and lifestyle habits play a decisive part in these three areas. With these delicious foods, we really can nourish our way to natural beauty and good health, both inside and out!

<span class="has-inline-color has-very-dark-gray-color">Ravyn Käss</span>
Ravyn Käss


“Ray” is an enthusiastic author and editor at BlackRedPink. Writes mostly about health, nutrition, lifestyle, and other subjects. With a Journalism background, Ravyn contributes to other lifestyle online mags and to many academic researches and papers.
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