How to Get Healthy Hair

Diet Tips for Healthy Hair from Karine Jackson Hair Salon, London

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Not all of us are blessed with shiny healthy hair so what can you do to get healthy hair?  Eating the right foods can help!

Generally speaking you’ll want to look for foods high in lean protein, vitamin A, zinc, iron, omega-3 fatty acids, and calcium for the healthiest hair and scalp.

We can show you how to improve the appearance of your hair, by eating a variety of healthy foods to not only improve the condition of your hair but also the appearance of your skin. Start filling up on these nutrients to begin growing your healthiest hair ever…

Eat Your Way to Healthy Hair


If you are looking for healthy hair and glowing skin, follow a healthy, balanced eating plan, and get hair that is shiny and resilient.

Low fat dairy products like milk, yoghurt and cheese are packed with calcium, which is a necessary mineral for optimal hair growth, not to mention a good source of protein.

Eating green leafy vegetables will also boost for your hair.  Iron and zinc help hair to grow and protein boosts your hair’s strength.

Spices such as cumin, turmeric and black pepper not only add flavour to your food but they also provide nourishment for your hair. By eating a variety of healthy foods you will keep your hair and your system healthy and nourished.

Your Shopping List of Food For Healthy Hair…

Add these items to your trolley during your next shop and watch the condition of your hair improve – as well as your general well-being!

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Protein: Meat, fish, poultry, milk, eggs, cheese, yogurt & sunflower seeds.

Vitamin A: Butter, eggs, milk, carrots, tomatoes, oily fish, dark green leafy vegetables & apricots. (Vitamin A not only promotes a healthy scalp, but promotes hair growth).

Vitamin B: Milk, eggs, wholegrain cereals, bread, wheat germs, nuts, soy beans, poultry, fish & meat.

Vitamin D: Sunlight, fish liver oils, oily fish, milk & eggs.

Vitamin C: Blackcurrant, green peppers, citrus fruits, bananas, avocados, artichokes & leafy green vegetables. (Vitamin C is an antioxidant that strengthens the hair shaft and hair follicles, as well as prevents breakage).

Vitamin E: Wheat germ, peanuts, vegetable oils, pulses & green leafy vegetables.

Iron: Spinach, cockles, liver, kidneys, pulses, lentils, beans, peas & dried fruit.

Calcium: Cheese, nuts, eggs, milk, yogurt, sardines & root vegetables.

Iodine: Seafood, dried kelp & iodized salt.

Sulphur: Eggs, meat, cheese & other dairy products.