Which Vitamin is good for Hair

Posted by Sarah Arif on

1. Vitamin B:

Vitamin B (Biotin) is very essential for hair. Its deficiency can cause hair fall and baldness. Biotin helps to regrow hair, there are a lot of Biotin drops available in the market which can regrow hair. 

2. Iron & Zinc:

Iron and Zinc are great for hair growth and keep them healthy. Lack of Iron and Zinc can cause Hair Loss and alopecia. It is recommended to increase the intake of Iron & Zinc rich-foods like Fruits and Vegetables. 

3. Vitamin E:

Vitamin E is an antioxidant that can help prevent oxidative stress.

In one study, people with hair loss experienced a 34.5% increase in hair growth after supplementing with vitamin E for 8 months.

Following are the dry fruits rich in Vitamin E;

Seeds and Nuts High in Vitamin E
  • Sunflower Seeds — 66% DV per serving. 1 ounce: 10 mg (66% DV)
  • Almonds — 48% DV per serving
  • Hazelnuts — 28% DV per serving
  • Pine Nuts — 18% DV per serving
  • Peanuts — 16% DV per serving
  • Brazil Nuts — 11% DV per serving
  • Pistachios — 5% DV per serving
  • Pumpkin Seeds — 4% DV per serving

4. Vitamin D

Low levels of Vitamin D are linked to alopecia, a technical term for hair loss. A lot of Vitamin D deficient people face hair related issues. If you cannot take sufficient sun exposure then it is recommended to have supplements. 

A lot of food contain Vitamin D, such as Fish, Mushrooms, Egg Yolk, Red Meat and fortified foods etc.

5. Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a great anti-oxidant for skin and hair both. Citrus fruits have great percentage of Vitamin C in them like Orange, Mango, Berry, and Grapefruit etc.








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