By Holistic Nutritionist Janvi Chitalia
- Oats have silica in it which helps the hair.
- Wheat grain should be kept in the glass jars otherwise they turn rancid.
- Brown rice is a good complex carb except for the fact that it has less zinc.
- Quinoa has saponin and needs to be washed in order to remove the bitter taste.
- Buckwheat and mullet do not need to be soaked whereas wheat is better to digest when soaked.
- Kale cabbage spinach are better when cooked (boiled or steamed) than raw.
- Pasteurized milk is high on vitamin A while it is.
- Store flaxseed unroasted in an opaque container in the fridge.
- Brown rice is more easily digestible when soaked overnight and does not cause discomfort in the bowels.
- Kale like any green leafy vegetables contain high levels of phytates healthy for the body and which are only released when the cell wall breaks with lemon and salt squeezed on it and massaged well into the greens.
- Avocado as a fruit tend to bruise and turn brown, so should be consumed within 2 to 3 days of it ripening.
- Eat more Oats! – Oats contain Silica, a trace mineral, which is very important for strengthening your hair. Silica builds healthy and strong connective tissues and is responsible for long, thick and healthy locks. If you are deficient in silica you may find your hair weak, fine and brittle.
Other sources of silica include Millet, Barley, Asparagus, Spinach and Rye.