Monday, July 28, 2014

Nutrition Essentials for Hair Growth

Dr. Schwartz recommends essential nutrients that you should meet for hair growth, which are:

The dermatology at the Cleveland Clinic has been connecting between iron deficiency (with or without anemia) with hair loss, and have found that iron deficiency can be overcome to maximize the patient's ability to grow her hair back. Iron can be obtained from red meat, dark leafy vegetables, grains, eggs, and oysters.

Magnesium deficiency, in relation to calcium levels, can cause hair loss. To fix this, reduce the intake of sugar and consume spinach, pumpkin seeds, mackerel, and lentils.

Selenium stimulates growth of hair follicles. A 2010 study found that low levels of selenium which causes abnormalities in the hair follicles and hair loss. Selenium can be found in Brazil nuts, tuna, and sardines.

Several types of vitamin B assessed as having an important role for the growth of hair, especially biotin, said Dr. Schwartz. Some experts believe that biotin can re-grow hair and prevent premature gray hair. Yeast, walnuts, eggs, and sardines are foods that contain biotin.

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