7 Foods to Prevent Premature Greying of Hair

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7 Foods to Prevent Premature Greying of Hair

 

When hair turns grey even before you hit even the mark of 30 years, it is called premature greying. In many people hair doesn’t turn grey even when they turn older and some people see grey hair on their scalp even in teenage. There are many factors responsible for premature greying of hair. It can be due to some health problem or because of heredity.

 

foods to prevent premature greying of hair

Lack of proper nutrition can also contribute towards grey hair. There are certain food items that if taken in adequate quantities can prevent premature greying.

Chocolates

 

foods to prevent grey hair

Starting with girls’ favourite- chocolates! The yummy dark indulgence can actually help in keeping your hair dark as well. Chocolates have good amount of copper. Copper produces melanin in hair and we all know that melanin is a pigment that gives colour to skin and hair. Higher the melanin, darker the colour. Now you have one more excuse to gorge on chocolates.

Green Vegetables

 

Importance of eating spinach

 

Vitamin B6 and B12 are required for healthy hair. Leafy greens are good sources of these nutrients. Vitamin B9 is another must for dark hair. Spinach, kale, chickpeas and asparagus are good sources of these vitamins and should be taken regularly if you don’t want your hair to turn grey before they should.

Almonds

 

skin care from almonds

Besides making your skin glow, almonds also keep hair healthy and shiny. Almonds have high quantity of vitamin E and copper. Both these nutrients are essential to prevent premature greying of hair. It is advisable to include almonds in your diet on a regular basis.

Berries

 

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You also need vitamin C for healthy hair and berries are a good source of it. It is easy to include berries in diet regularly as they are very yummy. You can feast on juicy berries like strawberry, cranberry and raspberry for the best health of your hair. Besides these, you can include gooseberries and citrus fruits in your diet for vitamin C.

Curry Leaves

 

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These are used in many home remedies that are meant to keep hair dark and strong. For even more benefits, include these leaves in your diet as well. Curry leaves strengthen hair.

Dairy Products

 

foods to prevent premature greying

Dairy products are rich in many types of B vitamins and should be consumed regularly to keep hair strong from within. Healthy hair means no premature greying.

Carrots

 

carrot benefits

The purpose of adding carrots in this list is to emphasize the importance of iodine for healthy hair. Carrots, bananas and fish are rich sources of iodine. Salt is also a good source of iodine too but it cannot be and should not be consumed in high quantities.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. All of them are my favourites πŸ™‚ I love greens, dairy products, almonds, berries and who doesn’t love chocolates? πŸ˜€ Yayyyyyyy!!

  2. so next time when my mom says that i am eating a lot of chocolates, i will say “i am preventing premature graying” πŸ™‚

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