6 Foods That May Help Control Monsoon Hair Fall
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Every season has its positives and negatives. As the monsoon is about to start, people await the regular rains that are going to make the temperature more tolerable. However, one of the few downsides of monsoon is the higher level of humidity. The moisture present in the air makes a person sweat more than regular, even if the temperature is not too high. This excessive sweating also affects the hair scalp badly, which is why a lot of people experience excessive hair fall during summertime.

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If not tackled on time, this hair fall might become chronic, which is why a person should start making changes in their diet to strengthen their hair naturally at home. Here are some foods to include in one's diet during monsoon, to avoid excessive breakage of hair.

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* Lentils

As per a study published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, lentils are a great source of protein, iron, and zinc. All of these nutrients and minerals are great for the health of hair. Also, lentils are one of the most easily available food items that are frequently consumed in a lot of Indian households. During monsoon, one can simply increase the intake of lentils and try to consume them as much as one can. They can be consumed in the form of a curry, soup, or to make chillas. Also being high in fibre makes them extremely digestive for the body.

* Spinach

Spinach is a very healthy green vegetable which is a great source of different types of vitamin C, such as vitamin A and vitamin C. It is also very rich in omega-3 three fatty acids as well as different types of minerals such as magnesium and potassium. All of these nutrients together contribute towards maintaining a healthy scalp and lustrous hair texture. The significant amount of iron present in spinach is not just good for the quality of hair but also promotes blood circulation in the scalp leading to more growth of hair. Spinach can be easily incorporated into a person's diet by making some simple spinach, parathas or palak paneer. 

* Walnuts

As per a study published in the journal Nutrition Reviews, walnuts are a great source of antioxidants and lipids. They help in fighting against free radicals in the body and also improve the immune system. Walnuts are also a great source of Biotene as well as vitamin B1 and vitamin B9. All of these vitamins and minerals together contribute to enhancing the overall nutrition quotient of walnuts. This helps in strengthening the hair cuticles and also may reduce the problem of seasonal hair fall that a person might be experiencing during monsoon.

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* Curd

Curd is a great source of many important antioxidants and good bacteria that contribute towards maintaining great digestive health. Other than this, curd is also extremely good for the health of the hair. Being rich in protein and many other important antioxidants, it can be a great addition to one's diet not just to improve immunity but also to provide the body with enough protein to have healthy hair and nails. A person can also make a special curd mask for their hair with the help of eggs and curd. This mask can be applied on the scalp from time to time to improve the health of the hair.

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* Eggs

Eggs are one of the best sources of protein and one would see a lot of shampoo brands advertising the presence of egg as one of the main ingredients in their formulation. As per a study published in the journal Whiley, eggs have a significant impact in improving the texture of the scalp and also reducing hair breakage. If a person is suffering from the problem of hair thinness, then a great way to tackle it at home is to introduce eggs in the diet and also apply a big mask. This is a natural remedy that may work out for a person suffering from hair loss during the monsoon.

* Seeds

Different types of seeds such as flax seeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, and other such seeds are a great source of different vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Introducing the seeds into one's diet can be a great way to fulfil the nutritional intake of different vitamins and antioxidants. The best part about the seeds is that they can be easily integrated into the diet of a person without much effort. One can simply sprinkle them over regular fruits, and vegetables, and even add them in curd.