‘B’ Foods for Healthy Hair

Key words: Biotin, Beta-carotene, Balanced diet.

‘B’ is for: Beans, Broccoli, Beetroot, Blueberry, Banana, Barley.

Biotin is very essential for the body as it helps convert certain nutrients into energy. It also promotes healthy hair by providing an essential ingredient in the process of hair growth. Biotin helps hair grow not just healthier but stronger too. It can be found in foods and some people take them as supplements.

Beta-carotene, as we saw in the previous post, is a type of antioxidant. Another important B is Balanced diet. You have to have a mixture of all classes of food from water, minerals, fats and oil to carbs(yes carbs)vitamins and proteins.



Whatever type of beans you prefer- runner, black eyed, red, kidney, green, name it, they are fantastic for not just healthy hair but healthy body and skin too!

back eyed beans

They are a great source of protein, biotin, vitamin B, folic acid, magnesium, sulfur and zinc. Incorporating them into your diet will give them a natural boost for strong, shiny, healthy growing hair. Green beans for example contains silicon with strengthens hair and nails. They contain a good amount of iron that helps prevent hair loss.



Broccoli contains vitamins A and C- vitamins that stimulate the production of sebum, a natural moisturizer for the scalp.It is rich in calcium which helps strengthen hair follicles. Adding them to your diet can help boost hair growth and add shine to your strands.



Beetroot has amazing benefits. It helps prevent premature balding and adds shine to your hair. You can use it on your hair as a mask or as a rinse. Read more here!



A super food that contains loads of vitamin C and antioxidants, blueberries are very essential for healthy hair. They have plenty benefits to your hair like keeping it healthy and helping it grows properly. You can make them into a smoothie or eat them. Discover benefits here!



If you want shiny, dandruff free, soft moisturized hair, have you tried the banana? It can be used as a mask for deep conditioning hair. It contains carbohydrates, minerals- iron,zinc, copper, potassium and vitamins –B,C,D,E. Discover more here!



This cereal grain is rich in iron and copper which are essential in boosting blood. Barley is a great food to eat that helps prevent hair loss. It also contains proteins, antioxidants and other vitamins that boost hair growth.

Last but not least…

Don’t forget to ask your doctor/nutritionist/health/food specialist to make sure it’s safe for you especially if you’re preggys, lactating, have allergies or ill.

At this point…

It’s safe to say you’ve learned a thing or two. Which foods will you be adding to your diet? Don’t forget to subscribe to the blog and stay tuned for more yummy food info! Thank you for stopping to read!!

Loads of love!


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