Trichologist and Hair Science Specialist Serap Öztürk Niya stated that proper and healthy nutrition is very important for hair and told you about nutrition and hair health.
HOW DOES NUTRITION AFFECT HAIR HEALTH?
Good and healthy diet is very beneficial for our hair and body, regular diet is essential, but our diet should be balanced and contain protein, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates. Carbohydrates produce the necessary energy for our body. When you cut sugar and fat from your diet, carbohydrates become essential. Healthy unrefined carbohydrates are beneficial. Your diet; It should include white meat, chicken or fish, red meat, vegetables, fruits and salads.
DIETARY CHANGES CAN ALSO CAUSE HAIR LOSS
Our diet, of course, has a major impact on the health of our hair, and even among the causes of hair loss, nutrition plays an important role. Excessive and fast weight loss diets are responsible for hair loss because they change the metabolism of our body. In addition, nutritional diseases such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa also cause hair loss, and hair loss is considered a symptom of these diseases. In the advanced stages of both diseases, hair growth occurs on the face and body.
WHAT ARE THE FOODS THAT POSITIVELY INFLUENCE HAIR HEALTH?
Foods rich in protein; A diet consisting of eggs, meat, fish, vegetables and healthy grains, legumes and fruits is beneficial for hair.
SHOULD WE TAKE VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS?
People who prefer a vegetarian or vegan diet should take nutritional supplements recommended by their doctor for their hair health. Folic acid, B12, Vitamin D, Zinc, Biotin, Iron, Vitamin B5, Niacin are beneficial to our hair health.
Since hair is not a vital organ for the body and no one dies from hair loss, our body will part with the first hair when we take in missing nutrients, missing proteins, missing amino acids.
If we eat well, sleep well, our blood counts are good and we still have hair loss, we should show our hormone levels to a doctor. If our hormone levels are normal, it’s time to seek help from a specialist. Trichology science field provides solutions to the issues related to hair loss and scalp with a holistic approach, we can get support from trichology solutions for hair loss.