Healthy Hair Growth| Here Are The 5 Best Vitamins To Use

Taking good care of your hair is important to achieve healthy hair growth, one of the ways you can do this is to make sure you take in the right vitamins, here are 5 vitamins that promotes hair growth.

# Vitamin A

Vitamin A or retinol is a fat-soluble vitamin. A vitamin is fat-soluble when they are soluble in organic solvents, and are absorbed and transported in a way that is similar to that of fats.
Vitamin A is important for healthy skin, nails and hair.

Vitamin A helps your skin glands to make sebum, sebum is an oily substance that moisturizes the scalp to keep the hair healthy.

Too much vitamin A or a deficiency of it can lead to several health issues, and one of them can be hair loss.

Vitamin A is found in:

  • Meat and meat products, mainly liver
  • Dairy products
  • Fish
  • Egg yolk
  • Margarine, low-fat margarine
  • Baking and roasting products
  • All orange vegetables

# Vitamin B

B vitamins play a vital role in maintaining good health and well-being. B vitamins activates the natural energy in the body and have a direct impact on your brain function and cell metabolism.

The B vitamin that is best known for hair growth is Biotin, a deficiency of Biotin can lead to hair loss. Other B vitamins help create red blood cells, which carry oxygen and nutrients to the scalp and hair follicles. This is important for hair growth.

You can find B vitamins in:

  • Meat
  • Dairy products
  • Seafood
  • Fish
  • Leafy greens
  • Whole grain and much more

# Vitamin C

Vitamins C is also known as ascorbic acid. Vitamin C is important for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues, including the hair.

How can vitamin C b good for your hair, vitamin C creates collagen, which is an important part of the hair structure. Also, vitamin C absorb iron, which is important for hair growth.

You can find vitamin C in:

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Potatoes
  • Citrus fruits
  • Berries & Strawberries
  • Kiwis

# Vitamin D

Vitamin D is also a fat-soluble vitamin that helps the body absorb and retain calcium and phosphorus, this keeps the bones, muscles and teeth healthy. Especially for black people living in countries where there is not much sun throughout the year, it’s important to take in supplements of vitamin D. When you come in direct contact with the sun’s rays, your body produces vitamin D.

One of the things you can experience when you lack vitamin D is alopecia.

You can find vitamin D in:

  • Fatty fish
  • Egg yolk
  • Beef liver
  • Certain mushrooms
  • Cheese

# Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin. Vitamin E is an important anti-oxidant that protect your blood vessels, cells, organs eyes and tissues.

If you are suffering from hair loss, taking vitamin E supplements improves your hair growth, also the antioxidant that is in the vitamin helps to reduce oxidative stress in the scalp.

You can find vitamin E in:

  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Plant-based oils
  • Fruits
  • Vegetables

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