Top 12 Snacks for Super Hair

Hungry? Why not improve the health of your hair in the process? Following are some quick and healthy munchies that will give you great hair also!

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This small snack is packed with vitamin E, which is great for circulation to the scalp.

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Great source of vitamin E which improves blood circulation on the scalp. Walnuts are source of zinc. A zinc deficiency can lead to hair shedding.

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3Sunflower seeds

Sunflower seeds are high in protein, biotin, potassium, zinc, iron, B vitamins, vitamin E, magnesium and calcium. Hair is made of proteins so this tasty snack will strengthen the hair! Beware of added sodium and flavors when buying this snack!

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Figs contain iron, magnesium, vitamins A, B & C, folic acid, zinc, sodium and potassium. They are 80% higher in potassium than bananas!

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Bananas contain an amino acid named tryptophan, an essential amino acid. This means the body needs it but can’t make it—we gotta eat it! It also contains natural oils that soften the hair when applied directly. Potassium adds softening properties to the hair shaft.

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Rich in iron, raisins help keep oxygen flowing in the blood. The hair follicle needs all the nutrients it can get from circulation of healthy blood to the scalp.

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This fruit contains iron, essential for hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying pigment in red blood cells. Iron deficiency leads to anemia, pale skin and thinning, undernourished hair.

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Oranges contain vitamin C, a necessary nutrient for your body to keeps the fibers that create each hair together. Plus, beta carotene, found in other orange fruits and veggies is needed for cells to grow.

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Rich source of iron that keeps anemia at bay. Symptoms of anemia include fatigue, sallow skin, dry and flaking nails and dull hair.

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10Raspberries or strawberries

Berries contain Vitamin A and Vitamin E. This helps circulation of blood to the scalp.


11Skim milk, soy latte decaf, or frozen or regular low fat yogurt

Cow’s milk naturally contains vitamin A and B12. It also has biotin, a protein that will help strengthen your hair, which is made mostly of proteins.

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12Whole grain cereal or whole grain snack bar

Contains vitamin B5 and inositol, a chemical compound that keeps the hair follicles healthy.

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