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Foods for Alopecia Including Proteins Biotin Zinc Rich Foods

Alopecia

Alopecia is characterised by the loss of hair from the scalp. This condition occurs when the immune system inadvertently attacks the hair follicles leading to hair loss.The patient may lose all the hair from the scalp or or may lose them from certain patches.

CAUSES
  • Heredity, hormonal imbalance, ageing, exposure to radiation, & illness
FOOD GROUPS
Zinc

Smooth functioning of oil glands in hair follicles


Nuts
Whole grains
Seeds
Sea food
Iron

Increases oxygen & nutrient supply to hair

  • Oysters
  • Broccoli
  • Kale
  • Figs
  • Apricots
Vitamin C

Forms collagen to hold hair tissue together

  • Oranges
  • Lemons
  • Sweet lime
  • Berries
  • Watermelon
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
Biotin

Essential for hair growth

  • Brown rice
  • Peas
  • Oats
  • Walnuts
  • Sunflower seed
Proteins

Healthy hair growth

  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Meat
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Milk
  • Soy beans
USEFUL RECIPES
    1

    Fruit Salad

    Ingredients

    Apple (Chopped)1/2
    Banana (Chopped)1/2
    Strawberries (Chopped)2 tbsp
    Orange (Peeled) 1/2
    Watermelon (Pieces)1 cup
    Honey2 tbsp
    Almond (Chopped)4
    Walnut (Chopped)4
    Sunflower Seeds2 tsp

    Preparation

    1. Put ½ chopped apple in a bowl
    2. Add ½ chopped banana to it
    3. Add 5 chopped strawberries to it
    4. Also add ½ a peeled orange
    5. Add 1 cup watermelon pieces 
    6. Now, add 2 tbsp honey in bowl
    7. Add 4 chopped almonds in it
    8. Also add 4 chopped walnuts
    9. Now, add ½ tbsp sunflower seeds
    10. Toss all these ingredients well
    11. Finally, add this honey mixture to the fruits and mix well
Per Serving
  • Energy
    • Total Fat
    • Saturated Fat
  • 209 Kcal
  • 9 g
  • 0 g
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • Carbohydrate
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Sugar
  • 30 g
  • 3 g
  • 25 g
  • Sodium
  • 15 mg
  • Cholestrol
  • 10 mg
    1

    Vegetable Omelette

    Ingredients

    Eggs2
    Onions (Chopped)1 tbsp
    Green Chili (Chopped)1
    Milk1 tbsp
    Carrot (Chopped)1 tbsp
    Bell Pepper (Chopped)1 tbsp
    Salt & PepperTo taste
    Turmeric 1/4 tsp
    Cheese (Grated)1 tbsp
    Oil1 tsp

    Preparation

    1. Beat 2 eggs in a bowl
    2. Add 1 tbsp chopped onions in it
    3. Also add 1 chopped green chilli
    4. Now, add 1 tbsp milk
    5. Then add 1 tbsp each of chopped carrot and bell pepper
    6. Add some salt and pepper to taste
    7. Also add a pinch of turmeric
    8. Now, add 1 tbsp grated cheese to the mixture
    9. Mix all these ingredients well
    10. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan
    11. Pour the egg mixture on it
    12. Cook it, till it browns on both sides
Per Serving
  • Energy
    • Total Fat
    • Saturated Fat
  • 278 Kcal
  • 22 g
  • 4 g
  • Protein
  • 17 g
  • Carbohydrate
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Sugar
  • 3 g
  • 1 g
  • 0 g
  • Sodium
  • 2400 mg
  • Cholestrol
  • 400 mg
TIPS
  • Keep the body well hydrated

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Neha Chandna

Dietician & Nutritionist,

Neha Chandna is a dietician and nutrition educator. She has over 6 years’ of experience consulting individuals as well as fitness clubs. She is also a Reebok certified fitness instructor who helps people find the right workout depending on their health needs. Her love for food makes her work harder to help people eat well, feel good and look great.

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