“ Medusa once had charms ; to gain her love
A rival crowd of envious lovers strove.
They, who have seen her, own, they ne’er did trace
More moving features in a sweeter face.
Yet above all, her length of hair, they own,
In golden ringlets, wav’d and graceful shone. “
Metamorphoses Book V
Ovid 43 – 17 BC
Our hair is composed of the protein keratin, and
it consists of three (3) layers:
the outer layer is the cuticle, the inner layer is
the cortex, which contains melanin, and the
deeper in layer called the medulla, which
Hair is growing 1cm per month, but still its speed
depends mainly on our genes and gender, as well as
our age and health.
Hair needs all vitamins, minerals and many other
key nutrients to stay shiny and strong.
All women wish for a head full of thick, luminous
and beautiful hair.
But no matter what products and treatments you
use on your head to keep your hair looking good,
it all comes down to feeding it from the inside.
In Fine Fettle
To nourish your hair from the inside out
eat the following:
The most important nutrient for total hair health,
strength, vitality and flexibility.
Eat Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs.
If you are a vegetarian take rice or pea protein
Most great and valuable nutrients for overall
Eat whole grains every day.
Wheat, Oats, Rice, Quinoa, Rye.
Necessary for scalp hydration and well-being.
Eat extra virgin Olive Oil, virgin Coconut Oil,
Wild Salmon, Nuts, Seeds.
d) Vitamins and Minerals
Essential for the overall health of the hair
and scalp, eat:
1) Liver, Sweet Potato, Carrots, Red Peppers,
for their Vitamin A content.
2) Kiwi, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Peas, Oranges,
for their Vitamin C content.
3) Almonds, Olive oil, Hazelnuts, Sunflower Seeds,
for their Vitamin E content.
4) Salmon, Chicken, Turkey, Liver, Eggs, Beans,
for their Vitamin B content.
5) Liver, Beef, Lamb, Nuts, Beans, Spinach, Lentils,
for their Iron content.
6) Beans, Spinach, Yogurt, Bananas, Baked Potato
for their Potassium content.
7) Dairy, Broccoli, Almonds, Spinach, Green Beans,
for their Calcium content.
8) Beef, Lamb, Nuts, Chocolate, Beans, Pork, Chicken,
for their Zinc content.
9) Brazil Nuts, Tuna, Meat, Whole Grains, Shellfish,
for their Selenium content.
10) Cod, Turkey, Milk, Egg, Natural Salt, Baked Potato,
for their Iodine content.
Your diet is absolutely crucial to the health of
Make the right choices and eat wholesome and
healthy foods in order to see your hair grow
stronger and shinier.
At the same time,
avoid any weight loss diets because they miss
most vital nutrients;
avoid sugar, but eat some pure honey if
you want something sweet, which provides
avoid alcohol because it can affect the blood flow
to your scalp.
The Right Food Variety is your Best Option.