How Can I Prevent Gray Hair?

The best solution to any problem is to prevent it from ever happening in the first place. While it is currently impossible to completely stop gray hair, the following advice can help you live a healthier life and significantly slow the speed at which your hair greys.

Vitamins And Minerals Gray Hair Solution

Any vitamin and mineral can usually be taken in supplement form. There are even supplements that include many of the following vitamins and many others put together in a special way to especially to help you slow the rate of which your hair greys. You can also eat vitamin and mineral rich foods as replacements to foods already in your diet.

Vitamin A:

Vitamin A is used extensively in our bodies to aid the ocular system. It is an old wives tale that rabbits can see really well because of the amount of carrots they eat. It isn't a surprise then that carrots are a major source of vitamin A. Dark green vegetables and yellow fruits are also usually a good source of this vitamin. Vitamin A also plays an important role in our metabolism and can keep your hair its natural color longer.

Vitamin B:

Vitamin B can be found in many different foods. Green leafy vegetables, as well as containing vitamin A, also usually contain vitamin B. Other fruits and vegetables that have this vitamin inside it are tomatoes, cauliflower, and bananas. Products like cereals, yogurts, wheat germ, and yeast also contain a significant amount of vitamin B.

Zinc:

Zinc is usually found in red meats, chicken, and various different green vegetables.

Iron:

Iron can be found in many different red meats. Beef is considered to have a very high amount of iron. Dried apricots, parsley, eggs, and sunflower seeds also have a large quantity of iron.

Copper:

Copper is found in many different nuts and seeds such as sunflower seeds, almonds, and cashews. Just about anything whole grain is also a good source of copper. Crabs, oysters, and egg yolks also commonly contain copper.

Protein Rich Foods

Protein rich foods are considered to be good for you if you are trying to prevent gray hair. Whole grains are the easiest addition to your diet if you are looking to add some protein. Just about any grain based product you currently eat can be found in whole grain. Many people hesitate to buy whole grain products but a lot of the time they taste just as good or better. Whole grain is also much healthier. Meat, egg whites, and soy are also considered good sources of protein.

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional, any advice you find here should be used only after consulting with your doctor.



Source by John Salingzer

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