Natural Alternatives to Reduce Hair Loss

PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

Hair loss and especially baldness may have a genetic origin but it can be prevented and even restore it to healthy levels by including in your diet natural nutrients that help regrow your hair.

Here are some of the most important:

Vitamin A

You should consume foods rich in vitamin A to allow synthesis oily hair follicles. Foods which are rich in Vitamin A: eggs, carrots, parsley, squash, kale, watermelon, etc.

B vitamins

For hair growth is essential biotin and other B vitamins; these vitamins increase circulation to the scalp and promote hair growth. Various water-soluble vitamins composed B complex, including thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, etc. Foods which are rich in vitamin B: wheat germ, brewer's yeast, liver, fish, eggs.

Protein, essential for hair growth

Hair loss can be caused by protein deficiency, since hair is made of protein. Meat, eggs, milk, contain high quality protein and a balanced diet will help the growth of hair.


To increase capillary circulation and promote hair growth is also essential sufficient amount of iron found in high amounts in lentils, molasses, raisin grapes, peaches, liver, etc.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is also vital for healthy hair and to prevent hair loss. Vitamin E not only increases blood circulation to the scalp but also communicates to the hair shine and beauty

Vitamin C

A daily dose of 1000-3000 mg are necessary for healthy hair and to promote hair growth. Foods which are rich in vitamin C: citrus fruits in general and in particular oranges and lemons.

To reduce hair loss reduce alcohol consumption
Drinking alcohol and smoking reduce hair growth. If you are losing hair eliminate or drastically reduce alcohol and cigarettes.

And drink plenty of water
Water is essential for various body functions and is useful to carry nutrients to the last cell and drag back free radicals, according to many studies responsible for premature aging and also hair loss due to lack of hydration.

Hormones for hair growth
Hormones are also important for hair health. Hormone deficiency can slow hair growth and often cause their downfall. Some foods, like the seeds of squash contain lots of male hormones so they are suitable for sexual weakness and hair health.

NOTE: Luis Quiroz Ravines is a Peruvian journalist specializing in Natural Health, author of an effective treatment to stop hair loss naturally. Learn MORE at:

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