Nutrition with hair loss: recommended products for women
Hair loss is a problem that must be solved on a professional level.Of course, the doctor will recommend the remedies for treatment, tell you what procedures to take, and he will certainly recommend adjusting the diet - from what elements and substances enter the body, and how much, depends on the overall health of the hair and the functioning of the hair follicles.Table of Contents: Causes of Hair Loss Proper nutrition against hair loss The most useful hair products Diets for weight loss and hair loss
Reasons for hair lossRecommended:
Scientists and doctors are firmly convinced that hair loss can lead toLack of the following elements:
- iron - with its lack of anemia begins to develop, which provokes abundant hair loss;
- iodine - it regulates the functioning of the thyroid gland, and if this element is deficient, metabolic processes in the body in general and in the hair follicles in particular occur;
- zinc - with this element everything is complicated: it is its too much in the body( what happens with uncontrolled intake of vitamin complexes) is a provoking factor of hair loss;
- calcium - it is important and at an older age to maintain a normal level of this element in the body, because when it decreases, the hair begins to break down and fall out, their growth slows down.
Proper nutrition against hair loss
If hair loss has already begun, then you need to urgently adjust the diet, namely, to exclude from the diet:
- spicy, smoked and sweet food;
- any alcoholic beverages;
- food from cafes, restaurants and eateries;
- fatty fried foods;
- all products that can cause an allergic reaction - here you need an individual approach;
- coffee soluble( by the way, natural drinking is allowed);
- canned meat, fish and vegetables;Sweet sodas.
It is very important to eat natural and fresh products, and do not heat vegetables and fruits - so the body gets the maximum amount of vitamins and trace elements.
Note: should never be abandoned from animal and vegetable proteins - they are necessary for cell growth and the appearance of new hair.According to research on hair loss, animal protein will be most effective.
You should include meat, fish and eggs in the hair loss diet - you can use them almost without restriction, but do not forget to reduce the amount of garnish and bread to the dishes from these products and make sure that there are no diseases, Which are a contraindication to the use of protein foods.
The most useful hair productsWe recommend to read:
Nutritionists and trichologists( doctors who deal with hair diseases) have compiled a list of the most useful hair products.If you know and use it for the purpose, you can not only prevent hair loss, but also stop the hair loss that has already begun. These "miracle products" are:
- Fermented milk products.Cottage cheese, sour cream, kefir, yogurts( natural) contain in their composition a lot of calcium, casein and whey - they have a strengthening effect on hair bulbs.
- Nuts and seeds.Almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, walnuts - these products contain selenium, amino acids, copper and fatty acids.It is these elements that prevent the thinning of the hair, relieve the split ends.
- Chicken Eggs.They are rich not only in protein, but also in lecithin, magnesium and vitamin B, and these elements will necessarily support weak hair, restore and improve the functioning of hair follicles.Moreover, chicken eggs can be consumed in any form - boiled, fried, scrambled eggs.
- Seafood.These are known sources of iodine, iron and Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids - the latter are generally responsible for the shine and thickness of the hair.If you eat 150 grams of sea kale daily, then the necessary daily dose of iodine for the normal functioning of the endocrine system will be obtained in full.
- Carrots.Contained in it beta-carotene and vitamin A have a beneficial effect on the scalp - relieve irritation, peeling, improve blood circulation.But it is the condition of the scalp that determines the appearance, strength and density of hair.
- Green vegetables.This category includes parsley, dill, spinach and other greens, which contains a large amount of iron and magnesium - these elements rejuvenate the scalp.In the greenery, there are also vitamins C and A, which nourish the scalp.
- Green tea.Look at the residents of the East( Chinese, Japanese) - among them you will rarely find women with bad hair.The thing is that these people are constantly using green tea - a natural antioxidant, which rejuvenates the entire body and scalp in particular.
- Bean cultures.Beans, lentils, peas in their composition contain a lot of vegetable protein, as well as phosphorus, vitamin PP, iron.To hair was strong and thick, doctors recommend using 1 glass of any legumes in 7 days.
- Poultry meat.It is clear to everyone that this is a protein.But it is the meat of the bird that contains riboflavins, folic acid and copper - these elements "control" the dryness of the hair and their growth.By the way, it is the protein contained in the meat of a bird that is most easily absorbed by the body.
- Whole grain bread.Virtually all the necessary elements and vitamins for healthy hair are contained in whole grains.In its natural form, it is not very pleasant.But bread from whole grains will be very welcome.
Diets for weight loss and hair loss
Doctors and scientists argue that any diet that a woman follows for losing weight has a negative effect on the condition of the hair.After all, what is a diet?This restriction of some product in use - someone refuses milk, someone from flour products. .. To know how a diet can affect the growth and strength of hair, you just need to study the following theses:
- Diets with reducedCalorie.Restricting herself in the use of high-calorie dishes, a woman receives less fatty acids, amino acids, iron, zinc and copper.If you too long to stick to such a low-calorie diet, then the hair becomes dull, the tips are split, and after a certain time, their loss begins.
- Low-protein diets.If you refuse to eat meat, you need to be prepared for the fact that the production of female sex hormones will decrease, then the appearance of hair will deteriorate, and hair bulbs lose their functionality.Thus, the natural loss of hair remains at the same level, but the replacement of their newly grown no longer occurs.
- Diets high in protein.These include the popular Ducane diet, when the use of carbohydrates and fats is sharply limited.The result of this nutrition will be dry scalp, stop hair growth and hair loss.
But these theses do not say that you need to completely abandon the dietary diet - to bring your weight back to normal necessarily necessary, but perhaps not so drastic measures?If a woman wishes to adhere to some kind of food system, then she should visit the doctor of a nutritionist and get advice about the appropriateness of the chosen diet.And it can turn out like many representatives of the fair sex - the weight will go away, then it will return, and hair will be very difficult to restore, in some cases it is impossible.
Unfortunately, there is no such dish or product, the use of which will guarantee rapid hair growth and exclusion of their loss.But if you follow the recommendations from this article, then it is quite possible to reduce the number of dropped hair.
Tsygankova Yana Aleksandrovna, medical reviewer, therapist of the highest qualification category