Improving the health and appearance of your hair, skin and nails starts with what you are putting into your body! Here are some of the best easily-accessible superfoods to boost collagen and nourish your hair, skin and nails.
1. Leafy Greens
One of the best ways to boost collagen and improve your hair, skin and nail health is to get in as many leafy greens as possible! Super-greens such as spinach and kale are rich in vitamins A, B, C, E and K as well as iron, or get them all in in one go with our NOURISH: Organic Revitalising Greens!
2. Avocado or Almonds
Both of these superfoods are high in healthy fats as well as Vitamin E which has anti-inflammatory, collagen producing properties!
3. Fatty Fish
According to Health Line, a recent study showed that when consuming omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, 120 women reported signs of increased hair density and reduced hair loss. The best way to fit these nutrients into your diet is by cooking up a delicious piece of fatty fish such as salmon or tuna a couple of times per week!
4. Pumpkin Seeds
Another great source of omega-3, especially for vegetarians, are pumpkin seeds. They are also rich in biotin which is essential for hair health, as well as magnesium, iron and protein. The best part is that they are so easy to incorporate into your diet, simply sprinkle them over a salad, or snack on them straight from the bag!
One of the ultimate original superfoods, berries are one of the highest sources of antioxidants, meaning they will help to protect your hair, skin and nails from damage by external factors such as pollution in the environment, and they are also a delicious sweet treat!
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