Eaty­our­way to great hair

Irish Independent - Health & Living - - UPDATE -

NU­TRI­TION plays a ma­jor role when it comes to main­tain­ing healthy hair, says clin­i­cal nu­tri­tion­ist Kyla New­combe. Key di­etary in­gre­di­ents for healthy hair in­clude zinc and iron.

“Peo­ple of­ten as­sume that hair loss is a re­sult of in­her­it­ing bad genes or a stress­ful episode in their life, but one of the most com­mon is­sues I see with my clients is ac­tu­ally due to nu­tri­tional de­fi­cien­cies. It’s usu­ally not un­til peo­ple talk to me as a nu­tri­tion­ist that they start to un­der­stand the role nu­tri­tion has for hair growth. Even with a seem­ingly healthy diet, if you are lack­ing in just one vi­ta­min or min­eral, this can sig­nif­i­cantly im­pact hair qual­ity.”

She was speak­ing as re­search by Vivis­cal found 58pc of women sur­veyed ex­pe­ri­enced some sort of hair loss, da­m­age, thin­ning and shed­ding, se­ri­ously im­pact­ing their con­fi­dence.

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