Autumnal foods with vitamin and nutrient “are persimmon, rich in vitamin A and C ; grapes, with more than 20 antioxidants, and citrus fruits such as oranges, tangerines, grapefruits and lemons, with vitamin C , “says the medical director of Svenson, Angela Garcia Matas. The specialist said that vitamin A forms, together with the C, the fat layer covers and protects the follicles , while the B vitamins help synthesize “the keratin growth factor , used by the organism to synthesize keratin” , the protein that forms the outside of the hair and maintains its structure. According to the expert, vitamin D is one of the essential required for the absorption of calcium and “although the popular belief makes him responsible only bones are healthy, it is also necessary for strong hair.”
Also nuts, such as hazelnuts, almonds, pine nuts, walnuts and chestnuts and mushrooms, help the recovery of the hair because they are an excellent source of zinc . This component “is present in every cell of our body and helps fight bacteria and viruses , ” said Garcia.
In addition to these, there are other foods that also help prevent hair loss. For example, green leafy food (broccoli, spinach), rich in folic acid , an essential active cell replication. “A deficit of it can cause a decrease in cell division and premature hair loss , ” said Garcia.
To recover the good appearance of hair from within “is advisable reconstructive capillary treatment to the damaged strand caring hair cuticle, because it is what gives the hair a healthier and silky”. Sun exposure is another factor altering hair health during the summer and to combat this damage are recommended treatments “with antioxidant action to stem cell destruction that produce free radicals , ” says Garcia.
The specialist advises that if a follow daily routine throughout the year and it adapts to each station, hair does not have to suffer severe damage and can stay healthy and strong. Garcia proposes a balanced diet based on seasonal foods rich in vitamins “and a capillary regenerative treatment that helps restore hair texture and shine.”