Nutrients For Healthy Skin And Hair

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Hindustan Times

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Published
Oct 26, 2021

We all know that right diet plays a crucial role in achieving healthy skin and hair

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Here are a few essential nutrients to add to your diet to get healthy skin and hair

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Deficiency of protein can make skin, hair and nails look lifeless and dull. Thus, protein is crucial to include in one's diet

 Protein

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Proteins are the building blocks of collagen, elastin, keratin and better muscles

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Including essential fats in the diet is necessary as their deficiency can make skin and hair dry and itchy

 Fats

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Essential fats such as omega 3 and 6 help keep the inflammation down

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Lack of iron in the diet will leave you pale. And it also leads to itchy skin, brittle hair and cracked nails

Iron

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Iron is must needed in the diet as it provides strength

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Including vitamin A to your diet prevents dry skin and aids in achieving healthy tresses

 Vitamin A 

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Add vitamin A rich foods to your diet in right proportions to fulfill its requirement

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It can be helpful in achieving clear and healthy skin. It also acts as a shield and protects the skin from inside

 Vitamin C

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Vitamin C is must needed to build collagen and fight off oxidant damage

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It aids in collagen production and also increases hair thickness

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