Tuesday, June 12, 2012

4 Top Vitamins That Promote Hair Growth

Here is a list of the 4 top vitamins that promote healthy hair and hair growth and also finger nails:

1. Vitamin B:

You will find these vitamins in many multivitamins supplements or you can take these supplements individually. Also foods such as beans, eggs, and berries include the following:
  • Vitamin B Complex - all 8 vitamins in the B category
  • Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) – Can be found in asparagus, crimini mushrooms, spinach, flaxseeds, tuna, green peas, and brussels sprouts
  • Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) - Can be found in crimini mushrooms, spinach, calf liver, summer squash, asparagus, chard, shiitake mushrooms, green beans, mustard greens, broccoli, collard greens, turnip greens, eggs, yogurt, cow’s milk
  • Vitamin B3 (Niacin or Niacinamide) - Can be found in crimini mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, chicken, tuna, salmon, asparagus, calf liver, and turkey
  • Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) - Can be found in crimini mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, cauliflower, broccoli, grapefruit, bell peppers, and asparagus.
  • Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine, Pyridoxal, Pyridoxamine) - Can be found in bell peppers, summer squash, turnip greens, shiitake mushrooms, and spinach
  • Vitamin B7 (Biotin) - Can be found in swiss chard, oats, brown rice, and sunflower seeds.
  • Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) - Can be found in liver, dried herbs, sunflower seeds, dry roasted soybeans, spinach, turnip greens, collard greens, asparagus, beans, peanuts
  • Vitamin B12 (Cobalamins, Cyanocobalamin) - Can be found in liver, sardines, and salmon
  • Choline - Can be found in soybeans, egg yolk, butter, peanuts, potatoes, cauliflower, lentils, oats, sesame seeds, and flax seeds
  • PABA - Can be found in liver, kidney, brewer’s yeast, molasses, whole grains, mushrooms and spinach

2. Vitamin A:

Carrots and kale are good sources for vitamin A, which helps the immune system properly function.

3. Vitamin C:

You can find Vitamin C in oranges and berries and it helps blood circulation in the scalp and follicles.

4. Vitamin E:

Vitamin E can be found in nuts and it increase oxygen into the cells of body therefore helping circulation to the scalp.

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