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Top 10 Foods Good For Hair Growth And Thickness

Top 10 Foods Good For Hair Growth And Thickness

In this article, I am going to share about the Top 10 Foods Good For Hair Growth And Thickness. Thick and healthy hair is almost everyone’s dream, but it is very difficult to achieve. To keep our scalp healthy we need to eat superb foods. So it is essential to pay attention to your diet.

There are many more factors that regulate your hair like genetics, age, hormones, environment, nutrient deficiencies, and many more. But what we eat matters more to our hair health.  You might know there are some superfoods that are very essential for hair growth. They are Proteins, Biotin, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamins.

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What Are The Top 10 Best Foods For Hair Growth?

1. Almond: 

Is full of Vitamin E and antioxidants. It prevents hair loss and will promote your hair growth and nourish your hair. It is a good source of biotin which is very important for good hair.

You can use these in your daily diet like soaking some almonds in the night and having in the morning or dry roast almonds and sprinkle some spices on it and have it or you can add almonds in your desserts. 

2. Mango:

Mangoes are so good for hair. They are full of Vitamin A, E and C. Vitamin A will help to prevent dandruff, Vitamin E helps microcirculation in the hair and scalp, Vitamin C helps collagen building. So you can get thick hair.

3. Flaxseeds and Pumpkin Seeds:

These are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and minerals which will give a good texture to your hair. You can make pumpkin seeds oil for your healthy hair. 

Use raw or roasted flax seeds. Make flax seeds powder and add 1 tablespoon of flaxseed powder to ½ cup of curd. Mix well and you can have curd. (Read: How to Use Flax Seeds For Hair Growth)

4. Chia Seeds:

It contains protein, copper, and zinc which will boost your hair growth. When these are added to any liquid they swell up and gel is quoted around these seeds. You can add Chia seeds to the water or lemonade and wait for about 10 minutes for seeds to swell up and you can have this water. You can add these seeds to the juices or faludas (falooda). Make powder of chia seeds and add it to any flour like maida, wheat flour, etc. while making any recipes like chapati, parota, etc.

5.  Walnuts:

Is full of antioxidants and vitamin B which gives you extra volume for your hair. Have 1-2 walnuts every day in the morning along with almonds. You can even add these to your cakes, brownies, and chocolates. 

6. Green Leafy Vegetables:

Spinach and broccoli are full of vitamin C, folic acid, and beta carotene which will keep your hair follicles healthy. You can make any kind of recipe like curry, paratha, soup, etc.

7. Protein:

Protein is very important for good hair. If you don’t have protein in your diet and you can have dry and brittle hair. So the best source of protein is eggs. But  If you don’t eat eggs then other sources of vegetarian protein like lentils, soya bean, paneer, sprouts are in your diet.

(Read: Get Rid Of Frizzy Hair With Natural Remedies)

8. Oats:

It contains minerals like potassium, magnesium, and iron which will boost hair growth and it also helps to maintain the natural hair color. Add oats to the milk and have it in the morning, or you can make masala oats, oats idli, oats dosa.

9. Root vegetables:

Carrots, beetroot, and sweet potato. They contain beta carotene and biotin which will give strength to your hair. You can make juice, halwa, salads and chat from it. 

10. Milk & Milk Product:

We all know it is a good source of calcium and protein which is very essential for hair. You can have any milk products like milk, yogurt, butter, ghee, paneer, etc. to promote hair growth


These are the best foods for hair growth. But apart from these foods, there are a lot of foods which boost healthy hair. Try to consume protein, zinc, iron, biotin, vitamins containing food in your daily diet to get thick and long hair. In our overall hair regime, the primary thing is the diet. Hence pay attention to your daily diet to get the best results. 



NCERT-NOTES Class 6 to 12.

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