10 Things To Eat To Achieve The Smooth And Silky Hair You’ve Always Wanted

The weather’s been killing more than your fat cells. In fact, it’s also ruining your hair. What used to look like a luscious bush now’s been reduced to a dry tumbleweed.

You can’t do much to improve the heat that’s coming on in Toa Payoh, but you can EAT some things to revive your hair.

Like for real, seriously. Grab a bite into any of these 10 items.

1. Fishy Salmon

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The two things you need for a good head of hair and a healthy scalp is found in this slab of fish – protein and vitamin D. In fact, it also contains omega-3 fatty acids which are the key for hydrated hair shafts.

 

2. Good Old Avocado

Is there anything else this superfruit can’t cure? This honeybun moisturises your hair strands and scalp. You can either eat it up or make a paste out of an avocado and plaster it on your hair.

The plus side of eating it is that you’d also be getting a load of Vitamin C, Vitamin E and B6.

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Image: tenor.co

3. The Prune

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Image: i.ndtvimg.com

Prunes are not only good for your bowels, it works on improving your hair. It’s rich in iron, which helps with the following issues – dull hair, thinning hair, hair loss and even hair discolouration.

Your hair will be silky smooth in a flash!

4. Eggs

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Biotin’s the star for your hair in any eggy meal you have, as it keeps your hair lustrous and shiny. Vitamin B is also present, which is imperative to maintaining proper crop.

5. Walnuts

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These nuts are Godsend. They’ve got an abundance of Vitamin E, biotin, Omega-3 fatty acids and copper to fight off hair damage from dangerous sun rays.

You’re also gaining a bodyguard to stop hair loss and keep your hair rich in its natural color and healthy too!

6. Green Tea

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Been suffering a lot from dandruff lately? The polyphenols in this bad a** is your scalp’s BFF. With a healthy scalp, you’re not likely to be suffering from dandruff anytime soon.

Grab a matcha flavoured ice cream today!

7. Bite a Carrot

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I can’t stress enough how important carrots can be to maintain a healthy scalp. The Vitamin A in it helps create sebum oil on your scalp. This ensures that your hair and scalp are moisturised.

8. Brown Rice

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Who says staying away from carbs is good for you? Brown rice especially is a great source of fibre, vitamins and protein. It also keeps you fuller and you’ll avoid a night fix of McSpicy!

9. Luxurious Oysters

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Dandruff is caused by a lack of the hormone androgen. Dump half a dozen of freshly shucked oysters on your plate, and you’ve got a fabulous stock of zinc. This aids the androgen production and fights dandruff and hair fall issues.

10. Sweet Potatoes

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Image: designedtonourish.com

They might seem sweet, but these bad boys are fully-loaded with beta carotene. This supplies you with Vitamin A – no more dull scalps and hello to bouncy, healthy hair. You’re also getting some solid oxygen circulation to your hair follicles.

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This article was first published on goodyfeed.com

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