6 Vitamins for Hair Growth

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Strong, healthy and shiny hair seems almost impossible these days, dietary habits, smoking, alcohol consumption and dying can all effect the longevity of our hair.  So we have provided the top 6 vitamins for healthy hair growth. 

  1. Fish Oil
    Omega 3 fats, that are abundant in fish oils, nourish the hair and support thick hair growth and reduce inflammation, which can lead to hair loss.
  2. Zinc
    Zinc is an essential co-factor for multiple hair enzymes and in involved with important functional activities in the hair follicle. Zinc can also accelerate hair follicle recovery.
  3. B-Complex Vitamin
    Biotin deficiency is characterised by hair loss, maintaining your biotin levels are essential for healthy hair (that doesn’t fall out). Vitamin B5 supports the adrenal glands, which stimulate hair growth.
  4. Vitamin C
    Oxidative stress plays a major role in the aging process and hair loss, vitamin C fights oxidative stress that contributes to hair greying and hair loss.
  5. Iron
    Hair loss can be a symptom of iron deficiency, to boost hair growth add iron-rich foods into your diet every day. Eat plenty of spinach, greens, eggs, meat and beans.
  6. Vitamin D
    Vitamin D plays an essential role in calcium homeostasis, immune regulation and cell growth differentiation. Vitamin D deficiency can be linked to autoimmune diseases that cab affect hair growth.  Vitamin D is absorbed into our skin through sun exposure.  Sit in the sun for roughly 10-15 minutes to get a huge Vitamin D boost.

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