To have healthy hair we should have a healthy disease-free body and to remain healthy we shall have a healthy diet. A healthy diet means a diet rich in nutrients, vitamins and a balance of protein, carbohydrate, and fat. Hair is 97 % protein. The daily requirement of protein is 0.7 gm per kilogram per day so a normal person should consume 50 to 60 grams of protein per day.
We advise very simple diet for healthy hair is “two bowls of dal (pulse), one glass milk, one bowl curd, and “Jiggery”. As Indian diet is having high pesticides in it so more than 90% population is suffering from various vitamin deficiencies. More than 90% of young females are suffering from iron (ferritin) deficiency. And to correct severe deficiencies sometimes injectable vitamins and iron are advised by best doctors So a properly balanced diet with vitamin and nutrient supplements and a good amount of protein are needed for healthy hair growth.