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Superfoods for healthy, luscious hair

All of us want to have a mane that we can play with at the right time. And even if a woman is not too fond of long hair, she also wants healthy hair and problem free scalp.

"Actually it's not too difficult to maintain hair and have a good scalp," says Archana Bhobe, owner of Snip Salon and Spa. "Apart from washing it frequently and nourishing it from outside, it's important that you nourish it from within as well with a hair friendly diet."

Hair friendly foods

Green tea: Yes. The tea that helps lose weight also helps a healthy scalp. Polyphenols help keep hair shiny. And if you have dandruff, you can even wash your hair with green tea.

Walnuts and almonds: Omega-3 and polyphenol rich nuts nourish hair from within.

Green vegetables: Spinach has iron and is also a rich source of Vitamin A that produces sebum, the natural hair conditioner. Broccoli, kale and other leafy vegetables also belong to this group.

Beans: Beans and legumes are a great source of B vitamins that encourage growth of healthy hair follicles.

Soya, eggs and paneer: All these protein rich foods help production of keratin that encourages healthy hair.

Coloured fruits: Mangoes, kiwis, all types of berries, peaches, oranges, sweet limes; all are rich in Vitamin C which helps collagen production that gives hair a good structure and fibre.

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