Nutrients You Need for Hair Growth

Hormones and Vitamins play an important role in the hair growth. Hair consists of a pigment called “Melanin” which also occurs in the skin of human beings. This pigment is responsible for the dark nature of the skin and hair. In young people, hair has large number of melanin pigments which leads to dark nature of the hair and with the increase of the age, the number of melanin pigments decreases, leading to whitening of the hair in old people.

Alcohol effects hair growth, i.e. Alcoholics have poor hair growth or they experience hair loss.

The essential mineral for the growth hair is – Zinc (Zn) which is responsible for hair growth.

Furthermore, Vitamin B helps in maintaing the growth of hair and also contributes to the elastic nature and strength of the hair.