Lack of fatty acids

Updated February 26th, 2024 at 23:38 IST

Poor Dietry Habits That Leads To Hair Fall

Unhealthy eating, lacking essential nutrients, contributes to hair loss. One may can priorities balanced diet for healthier hair.

1/7: Inadequate intake of proteins, iron, vitamin D, zinc, and biotin are common nutritional causes of hair loss. Protein provides structural components to hair follicles./ Image: Freepik

2/7: High sugar diets can lead to various health conditions contributing to thinning hair and hair loss. Additionally, it is inhibiting proper nutrition and sugar also promotes inflammation, damaging hair/ Image: Freepik

3/7: Consumption of high glycemic foods can cause blood sugar levels to rapidly rise, triggering the pancreas to release more insulin — and then quickly fall. This can promote cravings and overeating. / Image: Freepik

4/7: A low-protein diet or severely calorie-restricted diet can also cause temporary hair loss. Deficiencies in vitamins A, B, C, D, and E, as well as iron and zinc, are also related with hair loss. / Image: Freepik

5/7: Omega-3 fatty acids can help promote hair health by maintaining a healthy scalp, lowering inflammation, and potentially enhancing hair quality and strength. / Image: Freepik

6/7: Intake of vitamin A over a long period of time can cause coarse hair, partial loss of hair (including the eyebrows), cracked lips, and dry, rough skin./ Image: Freepik

7/7: High exposure to inorganic mercury may result in damage to the gastrointestinal tract, the nervous system, and the kidneys. Both inorganic and organic mercury are absorbed in the gastrointestinal. / Image: Freepik

Published February 26th, 2024 at 23:38 IST