Hey FairFax Enthusiasts,
Many of us don’t eat enough vegetables on a day to day basis. Between hectic schedules, rushed mealtimes & chocolate cravings, veggies just don’t manage to make their presence felt on the plate. Right? But, what would you do if we told you that having the recommended daily servings of fruits & veggies can actually work wonders for your hair? Yes, you read that right. Not only are vegetables good for your overall health, they can also help you keep your hair healthier. Today FairFax are here with one such (often maligned & much ignored) veggie. You definitely need to add this to your grocery list if you want to have healthy & glowing hair.
Bottle gourd / Lauki is considered as very nutritious, tasty, low in calories & the a very good SuperFood or Food For Hair. Also known as Ghia, Doodhi, Trumpet gourd & other such names, the humble bottle gourd can be a boon for those suffering from weak hair.
It has always been regarded as one of the healthiest veggies. It is rich in many nutrients like vitamins, betacarotene, antioxidants, phytonutrients, zinc, & dietary fibers, that provide nourishment to your hair roots, scalp & hair.
Believe it or not, regular & moderate consumption of bottle gourd/Lauki helps in promoting hair growth, controlling hair fall, reducing premature greying of hair, split ends & the risk of scalp acne. Eat lauki to keep your scalp healthy, make your hair strong & lustrous, & prevent your hair from becoming dry.
Fresh Lauki can be eaten as sabzi, chutney, soup, raita, added to sambhar or can also be had as a mouth-watering dessert: lauki-ka-halwa.
Now that you know so many benefits of the bottle gourd/Lauki, isn’t it time to include this in your food routine? Your hair will definitely thank you for including this superfood in your diet!
Do let us know how you like to eat Lauki in comments below.