How to Beat Hair fall with a Healthy Diet?

Winters and change of season has an adverse effect on hair health. Having good well looked after hair is a sign of good health too. Shraddha Thakur spills the beans on hair health secrets in this article.

How to Beat Hair fall with a Healthy Diet?

Hair fall is hurtful irrespective of the gender. Whether you are male or a female. Having thick shiny hair is what everybody wants. Some of us are born with it, while the others keep trying hit and trial methods to resolve the respective hair related issues. Even you would have tried numerous hair combinations, shampoos, oils, conditioners etc. These things might work for a short while, also, without any doubt, they will leave side-effects on your body that you might not be able to revoke. They work from outside and not from the inside.Be it any season, the thing you need to beat hair fall is good nutrition from the inside that will help you cure vital hair-loss. Here is a piece that can be useful for your hair transition that too just with your regular diet.

How Your Diet Affects Your Hair?

What you eat in your daily life will eventually reflect on your body. Eat good, clean food it will show up on your skin as well as o your locks. Fried and oil-bathed foods would give nothing but momentary taste only. Which is fine at times but you cannot rely on nutrition on that. When we are talking about hair and hair-loss issues then, of course, you can correct this problem with a good diet and nutrition awareness.Human hair is majorly made up of a tough protein known as keratin. A low level of keratin in your hair would make then weak, stunt their grown and the texture would feel dry and damaged.

Hair problems can also be a result of genetic and age factor, but if it is due to lack of proper diet then it can easily be regained with the help of a balanced diet. What is a balanced diet for healthy hair growth? Let’s start with that discussion.

A Perfect Diet for a Healthy Hair

Dry and damaged hair is nobody's first choice, but if you going through it then the good thing to do is to fix your diet. Here are the top 5 foods that you can add to your diet to get healthy and shiny hair.

1. Berries

From strawberries, blueberries to your locally available berries. All of them can be a great source of antioxidants for your skin as well as your hair. Antioxidants help in protecting hair follicles from harmful molecules called free radicals. Also, vitamin C in berries help in collagen built-up that aids curing the damaged and dry hair.

2. Nuts/Dry Fruits

Nuts are delicious and most people love having them in their diet. Kids enjoy them as they are tasty and convenient. Almonds, walnuts and other nuts are high in proteins, omega-3 fatty acids, zinc and vitamin B, E. An addition of these nuts in your diet can be very useful in attaining healthy and lustrous hair.

*Also, you can eat raisins with your daily dose of nuts which helps especially in combating the fizzy hair.

3. Beans

Till here, you must have understood that healthy hair can be gained from all the foods that are rich in protein and omega-3. That's it. You got it right. And while talking about high proteins what else is better than a bowl full of beans. A 100gms of beans can provide you with 7% of your daily zinc needs. That means good protein intake and healthy hair.

Also, they are very versatile to use inexpensive to purchase and can easily be accommodated into your daily diet.

4. Sprouts

Sprouts are the easiest and the most common form of vegetarian proteins. You can eat them in between your meals, alongside your meal as a salad or you can also have it as your high protein breakfast or an evening snack. Black gram, moong dal and beans are the most commonly used legumes used for sprouting.

Keep a batch ready in a small pot and replace it with a new one after 2 to 3 days. Mix the trail with some salt, pepper and lemon juice to amp it up a little.

5. Avocado

This fruit is known for its rich omega-3 fatty acids and good fats. An excellent source of Vitamin-E that will help in rebuilding the damaged hair follicles. An avocado a day can be great for building damaged hair and skin in your body.

Avocado is not as easily available in India, but if you can put your hands on it, then it is quite a nutritious fruit.


The healthy body inside is a healthy body outside. Take care of your nutrition if you want to treat your minor deficiencies. All the shampoo and hair solution brands claim that these foods and nutrients are present inside their products. Wouldn't it be better if you directly can consume them and gain all the benefits from them? If you open with meat and eggs then you also can add fatty fish, oyster, etc. in your diet. In a nutshell, healthy, clean and balanced diet is the key to healthy hair.

About The Author

Shraddha Thakur

Shraddha is a graduate from Amity University and associated with OMKITCHEN. She is a passionate content creator who likes to produce informative and engaging content related t.. Read More..


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