Waiting for your hair and nails to grow back can sometimes be really frustrating, but if you eat the wrong foods, your wait could be even longer. Since hair and nails are composed of keratin, here is which types of food you should eat to keep them healthy and growing fast:
Studies have shown that lack of iron, zinc and protein may contribute to hair loss and nail rigidity. It is best to consume milk because milk is a rich source of protein, calcium and vitamin D.
Eggs, which are rich in biotin and iron contribute to faster growth and regeneration of your hair.
Omega-3 fatty acids can help strengthen your hair and make your scalp less prone to dandruff. Also, it can prevent the breaking of nails.
- Green Vegetables
Kale, spinach and other dark green vegetables are full of vitamin C and A, and that is really important in the production of collagen and it also strengthens blood vessels.
- Yellow and Orange Vegetables
Vegetables such as carrots, pumpkin and potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, which makes the skin of the scalp healthier.