Almost every woman and girl at one point at her life wants long, healthy fast-growing hair. The question How to grow long blonde hair? still is on my mind as well. That is the dream. That is still my personal dream also and I am finally on a right track to getting there. In order to grow your hair faster the first thing that should pop to your mind is not better shampoos, conditioners, masks etc. I’m not saying that hair care products are not important in order to promote hair growth. They are very important to maintain your hair healthy and moisturized. But in order to make your hair grow faster your whole body has to be healthy so your hair would be healthy as well. That is why you have to start from the basics and learn about ‘foods that will make my hair grow faster’ and make you healthier.
In fact, you don’t only have to learn about ‘foods that will make my hair grow faster’, but also need to learn what vitamins stimulate hair growth. So, let’s start by naming those vitamins because it is easier to know the vitamins your hair needs and then to look for theme in different kinds of dishes, fruits, vegetables, berries etc.
Essential Fatty Acids for hair growth
The body can synthesize most of the fats it needs from the diet. However, two essential fatty acids, linoleic and alpha-linolenic, cannot be synthesized in the body and must be obtained from food. Fatty Acids keep you energetic, your bones strong, organs functioning, skin healthy, and a variety of other very good things in our body. Where to look for Essential Fatty Acids? Fish: Salmon, Herring, Mackerel. Vegetarian sources: hemp, flax, almonds, walnuts, dark green leafy vegetables like spinach and broccoli, olive oil, eggs etc.
Iron-Rich foods for hair growth
The stronger the roots, the better is the landscaping is the thing that I always say. In this case, hair-scaping. To ensure the essential nutrition for the roots, a better focus is required on internal nutrition rather than external fixes. There are many nutrients which put the follicles back into work. But iron and iron-rich foods are recommended for the overall growth and health of hair since it carries oxygen to the roots. Women need 14-15 mg of iron in their diet daily. But please, ladies, do not overdo the consumption, overdoing it can and will cause more harm than good. What are Iron-Rich foods? Spinach, white rice, beef, kidney beans, oysters, tomatoes, chickpeas, potatoes etc.
Vitamin C for hair growth
Vitamin C is essential to your health. Whenever you feel like you might get a cold just start popping vitamin C and you can avoid the cold because it strengthens your immune system. Also, vitamin C helps you to absorb the Iron that is also very important for your health and your hair health. Where to look for Vitamin C? Well mostly fruit, vegetables and berries are the source of Vitamin C, for example: orange, kale, strawberries, pineapple, kohlrabi, mango, brussels sprouts, kiwifruit, papaya, bell peppers, broccoli etc.
Vitamin E for hair growth
Where to look for vitamin E? Almonds, raw seeds, swiss chard, mustard greens, spinach, turnip greens, kale, plant oils, parsley, broccoli, avocado, olives, papaya. As you may have noticed a lot of foods that I just listed here you also can find in different kinds of hair masks for hair health, hair growth, for split ends and damaged hair. For example that great natural homemade avocado hair mask. But not only vitamin E helps you when you rub it on your hair, also it helps when consuming it. Vitamin E has antioxidant properties that help repair damaged hair follicles and prevent tissue corrosion, which in turn encourages healthy hair growth.