Most people at some points in their lives suffer from hair loss due to genetic reasons, insufficient cleaning and care, nourishment issues, weather pollution and applying too much cosmetics without timely cleaning. Except for genetic hair loss, it is possible to stop or slow down losing your hair by eating foods containing vitamins to prevent hair loss.

Foods You Should Eat to Stop Hair Loss


Some nuts such as walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts contain vitamin E, sulphur and essential fatty acids which ensure healthy growth of hair. They, in addition, contain Omega 3 and zinc to protect hair strands. Dried nuts like peanuts contains a certain amount of iodine which helps preventing thyroid problems and hair loss accordingly. Moreover, walnuts provide omega 6 and biotin to stave off hair fall.

Olive oil

Olive oil is a powerful source of vitamin E which is one of the most crucial substance that protects hair and strengthens hair strands . At the same time, it keeps your hair roots moist and protect against breakage.


Eggs contain B 12 and biotin which provides perfect aid to have strong hair and health scalp. Biotin is known in the literature as vitamin H or vitamin B 7, but it is also known as beauty vitamin among public.


Carrot contains abundant amount of vitamin A  which nourishes the hair and prevents breaks in the ends.

Chicken and Turkey

Chicken and turkey are rich sources of protein which helps you avoid hair loss and breakage.


Salmon is one of the richest sources of Omega 3. If you want to have healthy, strong and shiny hair, regular consumption of salmon will give you amount of omega 3 support needed. It is also a very valuable source of B 12 and iron for the rest of human body.

Green Leafy Vegetables

Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, chard, rocket and lettuce contain iron and you need to consume very often in order to have strong and shiny hair.

Sea Fruits and Fishes

Sea fruits such as mussels, prawns and fishes contains zinc which protect hair and hair strands by strengthening their roots. However, bear in mind that excessive consumption of foods with rich source of zinc might lead to hair loss as well.

Pumpkin Seeds

Just like walnuts, pumpkin seeds contain omega 6 fatty acids, protein, zinc and iron to help protect your hair. Eating a handful of pumpkin seeds on a daily basis seeds helps you get healthier hair.

Source: Encyclopedia, hayatkolay.

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