Eat Your Way to Beautiful Hair: 5 Foods For Healthy Hair

We know that eating a healthy and balanced diet is brilliant for our skin, but did you know that it also helps keep your hair looking and feeling amazing too? When it comes to keeping it in tip top condition, it’s not just what you put on your hair that counts – your diet matters too.

So what type of foods should you be eating? We have investigated…


Dream about shiny locks? You need to be eating plenty of salmon! It’s packed with plenty of healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Our bodies are unable to naturally produce healthy fats, so we have to feed them into our body instead. Not only will they protect your body from illnesses, they also help your hair grow and keep it looking extra shiny!

 Salmon filet on a wooden carving board.


A lot of people dislike spinach and tend to avoid including it into their diet. Whilst it doesn’t taste the best, it’s very good for your health in a number of ways. It’s full of brilliant nutrients, including Vitamin A, C and iron. They keep your hair feeling moisturised, so that it doesn’t get brittle and snap off.


You’ve probably heard the hair care tip about putting raw eggs straight onto your hair to improve its condition. A lot of people swear by this habit, claiming that it has improved their hair in a massive way. For those who don’t fancy cracking an egg or two on their head, you’ll be happy to know that eating eggs is also brilliant for your hair. They are high in protein, as well as containing biotin – essential for scalp health and hair growth!


Sweet Potatoes

We love sweet potatoes! Not only do they allow us to keep eating carbs without the guilt, they also happen to be really good for the health of our hair. They contain a nutrient called beta-carotene which is converted by our body into Vitamin A. Without this, our skin is often dry – especially on the scalp which causes dandruff. So eat more sweet potatoes for a healthy scalp!

Lean Poultry

Not eating enough protein can have consequences for your hair. It stops your hair from growing and in some cases it also causes it to fall out. When choosing protein to eat, you should choose lean meats such as chicken and turkey. They contain less fat than other types of meat, so are much better for your overall health.

Raw chicken fillet with herbs and vegetables

If your hair needs a little more help, it might be time to speak to a professional. Here at KSL, we specialise in a number of different services. From hair extensions to hair loss treatments, we can help you regain confidence when it comes to your hair. We have helped both men and women with their hair care problems, including those looking for a hair transplant in Glasgow.

For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us. You can give us a call on 0141 2486603 and a member of our team will be happy to help.

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