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Looking Good - May 29, 2017

*-- 10 Foods for Healthy Hair and Nails --*

We've all heard it before. You are what you eat. That saying is true on so many levels! The food you eat does reflect your appearance, so watch what you eat everyday! Each of the following foods have a healthy effect on your body!

Whey Protein
Whey Protein helps your hair product Keratin and makes it stronger. As an added bonus, Whey Protein also helps to control your appetite and it gives you more energy.

Blueberries
Blueberries are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that will help improve your immune system. Believe it or not, it will also help boost your hair, skin, and nails, especially after the summer time!



Red Meat
Red Meat is loaded with protein and iron which is helpful for thicker hair and stronger nails. The meat has higher levels of saturated fat which is something you should try to eat at least once a week.

Beer
Beer is actually really important for your hair. It makes hair look more voluminous and it can stimulate hair growth. Beer is loaded with silicon which promotes circulation to the scalp!

Oysters
Oysters are loaded with Zinc. Zinc is really important for making proteins in your hair and nails. Each serving of Oysters has 74 grams of Zinc.

Milk
Milk, as we all know, has Vitamin D and Calcium. Both help avoid hair loss!



Eggs
Eggs are loaded with protein, vitamin D, and Biotin. Biotin is important in creating Keratin. Low levels of Biotin create weak hair and nails.

Salmon
Salmon consists of biotin as well as protein and Omega-3 fatty acids. Salmon promotes a healthier scalp, which is really important for having healthy hair. The Omega-3s in Salmon is really important for nail growth as well!

Brazil Nuts
Brazil nuts boosts your hair and nails. By eating 6-8 of these nuts every day, it is a simple way to help your hair and nails stay healthy.

Almonds
Almonds are loaded with protein and magnesium, which promotes healthy hair and stronger nails. Magnesium is also and anti-stress mineral which helps to keep from losing your hair.

I'm sure there are many other foods out there that can have similar results as well. Research the things you like to eat, see what they contain and how they can help your body. You may be surprised!

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