Many people deal with issues of dry itchy scalp and slow hair growth, partly because of impaired sebum production due to age, diet and health. Oiling your scalp daily stimulates our own sebum to produce more effectively. Your hair needs lubrication to thrive. A diet full of foods rich in vitamin A and C will give you healthy sebum production. So it is not just what we put on top of our hair but what we put inside our bodies.
Is it time to give your grocery list a makeover?
Check out this list of foods rich in vitamins A and C, make a list of the foods you like from this list and eat them daily.
Sweet Potatoes: per one cup of mashed sweet potatoes you get 760% DV. Sweet potatoes pack a punch of vitamin A.
Carrots: 1 medium carrot contains 204% DV and 3 baby carrots contain about 123% of the daily value. SO EAT MORE CARROTS!!!!!!!!!!
Dark leafy greens: 1 cup of kale contains 206% DV fresh or steamed. Turnips 232% DV. Mustard greens 210% DV. Spinach 189% DV. Collards 133% DV.
Butternut squash: 450% DV per one cup! WOW!!!!!!!!
Dried herbs: Parsley, basil, dill and oregano. Sprinkle these on your food daily.
Lettuce: Dark colorful lettuces contain 42% DV per cup of shredded lettuce.
Cantalope: contains 120% of daily value of Vitamin A per cup of melon balls.
Pick the foods that you like from this list and start adding them into your diet in a big way. In no time your hair will be more lubricated and your hair growth will increase by 50%. You will also save on product because you can apply less oil to your hair, due to your own sebum increase.
Delicious salads full of vitamins A and C and more!
Crunchy cabbage delight
2 cups of shredded cabbage
1 cup of shredded red cabbage
1 chopped celery stick
1/2 cup of feta cheese
Mix all ingredients together with the desired amount of Italian dressing.
Simple Spinach anytime salad
3 handfuls of baby spinach
1 medium shredded carrot
5 cherry tomatoes
Add the desired amount of Italian dressing. BAM!!!!!!
Juicing is a great way to create a healthy sebum flow and hair growth.
Coily Queens Green Juice Beauty Cocktail
1 medium carrot
2 chunks of ginger
1 medium gala red apple