‘E’ foods for Healthy hair

Keyword: Enzymes

E is for: Egg, Eggplant, Endadame

Enzymes are very important contributors to the health of your hair.

They are complex proteins that enable chemical reactions to occur. For example, digestive enzymes help your body break down food in your body.

Systemic enzymes on the other hand, influence the increase of blood circulation, improving it so necessary nutrients can reach your hair follicles: this in turn leads to hair growth. You can increase the enzymes by taking supplements or through diets made up of more raw foods like fruits, nuts and vegetables. Let’s look at a few below…


Eggplant has high water content, and is rich in Vitamins A, C, beta-carotene and other antioxidants. It also contains potassium, calcium, magnesium, folate and phosphorous. Including eggplant in your meals/diet can make hair stronger as the nutrients it contains helps nourish scalp from inside to ensure stronger roots. It promotes hair growth due to enzyme content which stimulates the follicles of your hair and also prevent scalp infections. It’s a great add to your diet, and you can find great recipes online!


Egg is a good source of protein which strengthens hair follicles. It also contains folate, fatty acids and other minerals that prevent hair loss and breakage. Egg(yolk) contains sulphur which stimulates the scalp and increases hair growth. It can be applied as a mask (add olive oil or yoghurt and honey) or added to your diet. You might like to try scrambled eggs, boiled or fried eggs… ooh they’re in ice creams and cakes too!



These young soy beans are a popular snack and are a great source of iron, vitamin C, calcium and protein especially for vegetarians or vegans. Adding them in your diet can help improve the health and thickness of your hair! You can eat them as a snack or in your hummus or addd them in your stir-fry! They are also low in calories and have no cholesterol.

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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