Is your beard as good as you want it to be? If it isn’t it may be your diets fault!
Beard grooming products are extremely important for a healthy beard, however it’s very important to remember what you put into your beard from the inside is just as important. The reason you have a patchy beard, slow beard growth, hair loss, grey beard, or dry skin can sometimes be down to your body not having the right vitamins it needs to function at 100%.
Here are some of the vitamins and foods that you can eat to help your body’s hair production be at peak performance.
Probably one of the most important vitamins you should be eating daily if you want a fuller facial hair growth. Vitamin A also has sebum which helps to naturally secrete the oils in your skin for a fuller beard and thicker hair.
WHERE TO FIND IT: Dark leafy veg such as spinach, kale, broccoli, eggs, meat, carrots.
Helps to keep your skin and hair healthy as well. Boosting our immune system.
WHERE TO FIND IT: Obviously all citrus fruits including oranges (fresh oranges preferably). However you may not know that these foods actually have more vitamin c than oranges: Chilli peppers, green bell peppers, kale, broccoli, papaya, strawberries, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, pineapple, kiwi, mango.
Many of these are also great sources of vitamin a as well.
This is the crucial vitamin that helps the hair follicles stay alive and actively growing.
WHERE TO FIND IT: Oils (especially Safflower oil), beans, leafy vegetables (especially spinach), nuts (especially almonds) and seeds (especially sunflower seeds), pumpkin, raw peppers, asparagus, mango, peanut butter, avocado.
Vitamin B3 which has Niacin is helpful in promoting proper circulation within hair follicles. This also helps to improve the growth of moustache and beards and reduce stress levels.
WHERE TO FIND IT: Chicken, turkey, pork chops, fish (especially yellowfin tuna), lamb liver, peanuts, lean beef, mushrooms (especially portobello mushrooms), fresh green peas, sunflower seeds, avocado, and wheat germ.
Helps to lessen stress; and stress can unquestionably inhibit hair growth.
WHERE TO FIND IT: Brewer’s yeast, corn, cauliflower, kale, avocado, legumes, lentils, egg yolks, broccoli, tomatoes, beef (especially organ meat), turkey, duck, chicken, sweet potatoes, sunflower seeds, whole-grain breads and cereals, wheat germ, and salmon.
Great supplements to add to your diet for a healthy beard:
Multivitamins – One a day helps top up your vitamin intake. But is not a substitute for good beard nutrition.
Biotin – The basic nutritional building blocks of healthy hair & beards.
Lots of Water – The source of life, and the key to a healthy body.