There are many factors that contribute to hair loss one of which is nutritional deficiency. Crash diets and caloric deprivation of less than 1000 calories per day or sudden weight loss of more than 20 pounds have been reported to be associated wit hair loss. The evidence of hair shedding can be noticed one month after the diet begins. Nutritional factors that are necessary for hair growth are protein, fatty acids, Zinc, iron, Biotin, Magnesium, Vitamins A, C, E, and B complex. Like any other body organ, the hair needs certain foods to grow and stay healthy. Therefore, it is important to know which foods are good for your hair and tailoring the diet to achieve nutrition that keeps hair healthy.
There are some foods that are beneficial for the hair because they have the quality and quantity of the various nutrients necessary for healthier hair. The following is a list of beneficial food product:
Spinach- Full of Minerals
Sunflower seeds- Has Vitamin B5
Salmon - has Vitamins D and Omega 3
Chicken- Archidonic Acid
Red Bell Pepper- Rich in Vitamin C
Eggs- Vitamin B
Lentils- Rich in Iron, Zinc, and Biotins
Oyster- Rich in Zinc
Lean Beef- Rich in Iron
Barley- Has Vitamin E
Nuts and Seeds- Has Oils and Saw Palmetto
Bok Choy- Iron
Greek Yogurt- Rich in Minerals
Halibut- Rich in Magnesium
Your Daily food intake should contain adequate Vitamins including Vitamin A, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, E, and Zinc. Should you decide to engage in a weight loss program, before starting your diet it is best to consult with a nutritionist. If you start to lose while on a diet, your hair loss may be caused by Nutritional deficiency. You need to contact a hair restoration specialist to find out the cause for your hair loss. If it is related to your diet, you should be cautious to make sure that your diet does not cause or contribute to your hair loss. A hair loss specialist and nutritionist should be able to guide you for your food intake that contains the necessary nutrients to avoid hair loss.
Before proceeding with a hair transplant procedure, one must be certain that they are fully informed and understand the physician's recommendations and that likewise the physician understands the wishes and concerns of the patient. The best results of hair restoration require complete physician/patient agreement. The specialist should have the patience to explain his recommendations of proper hairline based on future hair loss, patient's age, shape of the face, donor availability, and the texture and color of the hair to reach a satisfactory compromise. It may be necessary to consider future procedures to accommodate for progressive hair loss.
Dr Meshkin is honored to be recognized as a designated long standing member of ISHRS by his peers and also be certified diplomat by ABHRS for his knowledge and skill as a specialized hair restoration surgeon. Dr. Meshkin is also selected as one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf, for 2015 and 2016. If you are suffering from hair loss, you can come in for an evaluation to find out the cause for your hair loss and get the proper nutritional treatment options. To find out more visit one of Dr. Meshkin's hair transplant and hair restoration clinics in Los Angeles or in Irvine locations. Dr. Meshkin will use the latest techniques and gives the best hair restoration recommendations and Nutrition advise that is customized to your needs and concerns.
If you are suffering from hair loss or hair thinning you can contact us at (949) 219-0027 to schedule for a free consultation or visit our website at www.MeshkinMedical.com.