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Kiwifruit- FairFax Hair Energizer
Aug 09

Kiwifruit: Help in fighting hair loss!

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFaxFans,

The path to stronger, healthier & shinier hair, starts with a healthy, nutritious & balanced diet. And your diet can’t truly be balanced without daily servings of Vegetables & Fruits. Fruits have always been a dependable source of vitamins & nutrients, giving you one more reason to include fresh, seasonal fruits in your diet.

This fruit is amazing for your hair care needs. It constantly provides you with much-needed nourishment & nutrients that are beneficial for your hair. It not only tastes good, is low in calories but also beneficial for shiny & long hair. Read on the article by FairFax to know which Superfood or Food For Hair we’re talking about.

Today on the Food Friday menu, we have the super delicious Kiwi. Kiwifruits are small yet packed with incredible nutrition. They are rich in Vitamins E & C, & minerals like zinc, magnesium, phosphorous & iron which help in fighting hair loss. Kiwis provide nourishment to hair, scalp & hair roots. Kiwis not only help in maintaining the natural color of your hair (prevent premature greying) but also stimulate the hair follicles to promote hair growth. Kiwi is like a blessing for dry, rough & damaged hair.

Mushy texture & tangy-sweet taste makes it a delightful addition to your diet. You can incorporate Kiwis in your daily diet in multifarious ways. You can freeze slices of kiwifruit & have them in place of your regular dessert. Slice the kiwifruit into cubes, put some honey over them & have this as an afternoon snack. You can also blend kiwis with other fruits such as apples & pears and have them as a soothing smoothie. Eating one to three kiwifruits a day should be enough.

Do you already include kiwis in your diet? Share some of your favorite recipes in comments below.

FairFax Hair Energizer
Aug 09

Flax seeds: Grow out your hair strong!

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFaxFans,

For your hair to grow out strong and healthy, your body needs to be well-nourished. Maintaining healthy hair is more than using the right shampoos, conditioners and styling products. An important part of caring for your hair is taking the right nutrients in your diet.

When it comes to food & healthy hair, it’s not just what you use on your hair; sometimes it’s the foods that you eat for your hair!! Read on to know the article by FairFax which super food you might be missing out on & add it to your shopping list – the very nutritious, tasty & Superfood or Food For Hair.

Do you know that polyunsaturated fatty acids can help promote healthy hair? Flax seeds enriched with this important nutrient not only help to promote healthy hair growth, prevent dryness / flakiness but also nourish the scalp & help to produce the right amount of oil for healthy hair growth.

You can incorporate these into your diet in myriad ways. You can add flax seeds to everyday meals such as oatmeal, salads, and grains for a nutty flavor or just sprinkle them by the spoonful in some yogurt or stir-fried vegetables to enhance the flavor of a dish. Grind some flax seeds & add them to your soups, smoothies, cookies, muffins, or milk.

Do you include Flax seeds in your diet? What’s your favorite way to enjoy Flax seeds? Share in the comments below.

FairFax Hair Energizer
Aug 02

Brown Rice : For healthy hair growth.

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFaxFans,

Are you tired of seeing your damaged, unhealthy hair everyday & don’t know what to do to get those gorgeous locks back? The healthier you are on the inside, the healthier you’ll look on the outside. Read on the article by FairFax to know which super food you might be missing out on.

Our hair needs minerals and nutrients to grow well. Who doesn’t love rice? Can you imagine a hearty meal without rice? Rice can actually improve your hair health & make it more beautiful.

Attention rice lovers: white is out, brown is in! Brown rice is a powerhouse of nutrition. Read on to know why you should replace your white rice with the brown one – the very nutritious, tasty & Superfood or Food For Hair.

The difference between brown rice & white rice is not just color! Brown rice is gluten-free & a rich source of vitamins, minerals, proteins, magnesium, potassium, zinc, iron, selenium & lots of fiber- everything that is needed for healthy hair. It is a perfect superfood to repair damaged hair; reduce dandruff, promote healthy hair growth & prevent hair from breaking.

One of the best qualities of brown rice is that you can eat it at any time of day. This delicious food is very easy to prepare & complements every dish perfectly. You can have it in your healthy lunch by mixing it with lentils, combine it with a veggie burger, add it to green salads or have it in the form of several sweet dishes.

Do you include brown rice in your diet? What’s your favorite way to enjoy brown rice? Share in the comments below.

FairFax Hair Energizer
Jul 26

Chickpeas: The secret for a healthy hair!

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairfaxFans,

Strong, healthy, beautiful & dandruff-free hair is everyone’s dream! Nothing beats the charm of shiny, soft & manageable hair. But, healthy hair requires you to make some effort as your hair is being damaged everyday due to exposure to chemicals & pollution.

It’s not just about the products that you apply on your hair. Real beauty (even the external one) comes from within. What you eat matters. You have to take good care of your hair to achieve & maintain hair health in the long run. And your diet is one of the most important factors responsible for hair growth.

Fairfax helps you to know which Superfood or Food For Hair can help you maintain gorgeous & beautiful hair. Read on.

Why eat regular food, when you can eat superfoods? Chickpeas, yes which are also known as Garbanzo Beans or Kabuli Chana. And then there are black chickpeas, also called Kaala Chana. Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein, vitamin A, zinc & Manganese which help in making hair thick & strong. Chickpeas can help fight dandruff, treat an irritable scalp, slow down graying of hair & prevent hair loss. Chickpeas are also high in folate which helps in hair growth.

Chickpeas are available all through the year & are easily found in grocery stores. They have a nutty flavour & buttery texture that allows them to be easily incorporated into any meal. This lovely legume is one of the favourite foods found in everyone’s kitchen. Chickpeas are popularly used to make Chana Masala or Chhole. You can also include them in your afternoon snack or evening salad.

Start adding this Superfood to your regular diet, if you haven’t done it so far. You will soon notice a difference in your hair.

Do you include Chickpeas in your diet? How would you like to eat them, share some of your favorite chickpeas recipes in comments below.

FairFax Hair Energizer
Jul 19

Oats will make your hair grow like crazy.

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFaxFans,

When it comes to thick, healthy hair, the most important thing you can do is to fill your plate with nutritious & healthy items. If you suffer from hair loss or hair thinning, your diet could be the key to solving it. Read on the article by FairFax to know which Superfood or Food For Hair can help you maintain gorgeous & beautiful hair.

The healthiest way to start your day is perhaps with a bowl of oatmeal! Oats are packed with many nutrients & this gluten-free whole grain isn’t just a yummy breakfast cereal but also a rich source of proteins, carbohydrates, omega-3 fatty acids, soluble fiber, Vitamin B, Zinc & Copper. Eating a nutritious bowl of oatmeal every day can do wonders for your hair too.

Most hair products are basic (soaps/ shampoos) and disrupt the acidic pH of your scalp. Oats help in maintaining the pH balance of your scalp. Once pH balance is restored, you can see reduction dandruff. Oats also help in hair growth, repairing damaged hair, improving hair texture, soothing dry & itchy scalp, and controlling hair fall.

Oats are so versatile that they can easily become a part of any meal of the day. You can have Oats with milk and fresh fruits, or one can have it in the form of Oatmeal upma, uttapam, pancake, khichdi & so on. Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to skip dessert. There are many healthy oatmeal desserts (Yes, Go Google it!) which can satisfy your sweet tooth.

If you don’t eat oats, you need to make them a part of your routine right away to start reaping their amazing benefits. Do you include Oats in your diet? How would you like to eat them, share some of your favorite oat recipes in comments below.

FairFax Hair Energizer
Jul 12

Boost your hair with broccoli!

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFaxFans,

Did you know that eating right can help you in reducing hair loss & improving hair health? If you are suffering from a hair or scalp related problem, it might be a good time to rethink your meal plan. FairFax will introduce you all to one such superfood which is essential to have healthy hair.

The food that you eat everyday plays an important role in improving your hair heath, bounce, shine, texture & volume. Food also aids in hair growth. The best way to prevent hair loss & to improve the appearance of your hair is to take care of your diet.

This superfood is so low in calories, that it can fit into any diet. Read on to know which Superfood or Food For Hair will give you gorgeous & beautiful hair.

It is Broccoli. Have a small bowl of broccoli, & you can fulfill the hair nutrition requirement for the entire day. Broccoli is a mini tree (in appearance) & one of the most nutritious vegetables available to us. It is a rich source of Vitamins A, C, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc & Omega-3 fatty acids. All of which help you to grow strong & silky smooth hair, reduce frizz & dryness, treat scalp acne & provide nourishment to the scalp. It can be eaten in both cooked & raw forms. To take full advantage of the nutrients present in broccoli, eat raw broccoli heads as a snack or in salad 3-4 times a week.

No matter how much you love the taste of broccoli, eating steamed florets day after day can become boring. Mix it up by adding chopped broccoli to your morning omelettes or cheese sandwiches. It goes well with a dollop of salsa. You can add broccoli to sandwiches & wraps also. Broccoli is available all the year round in supermarkets, so it is important to ensure that you are buying it fresh from the vendors.

Do you include Broccoli in your diet? How do you like to eat it – share some recipes in comments below.

FairFax Hair Energizer
Jul 05

Know how Mango Can Help To Have Healthy Hair

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Hey FairFaxFans,

Hope you are all having a wonderful week so far. Everyone wants stronger, healthier, shinier hair. But products like shampoos, oils or any other hair treatment can’t guarantee you healthy hair. For the overall well-being of your hair, you must ensure that it gets all the essential nutrients in the right quantities.

A healthy diet can help your hair stay strong & extend its life. Give your dull, rough & lifeless hair some sweet, fruity, magical love. Read on to discover with FairFax that which superfood you might be missing out on.

Today, on the Food Friday menu, we have the super delicious & exotic tropical fruit – Mango. Mangoes are undeniably the King among all fruits. Fresh fruits (especially when in season) are good for you. And the mouth-watering taste & juicy delight of mangoes is something just out of this world. We all love & enjoy the delicious taste of mangoes. Not only does this Superfood or Food For Hair taste great, it also provides amazing benefits for your hair. From Alphonso to Kesar, Langda to Totapari, Baiganpalli to Dasheri, mangoes are enriched with essential vitamins, nutrients, beta-carotene, phyto-nutrients, dietary fibbers, electrolytes, iron & antioxidants that can do miracles for your hair.

Mangoes can help in preventing hair breakage, promoting hair growth & battling dandruff. It can magically transform your hair by providing nourishment to hair, & repair damaged hair affected by pollution, harmful sun rays & use of heating tools. Mangoes can also help slow down greying of hair, reduce frizz, & add shine to your dull hair.

So what are you waiting for, include this sweet (& sometimes slightly tangy) but amazing fruit in your daily diet. Apart from eating mangoes whole, you can juice them, put them in smoothies & shakes, or make chutneys out of the raw ones & Aam Panna, Mango Salads & various other recipes (Yes, Go Google it) that will leave you smacking your lips.

Share your favorite way of enjoying mangoes in comments below.

FairFax Hair Energizer
Jun 28

Reasons to use Mushroom for beautiful hair.

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

Having strong & healthy hair is a boon that everyone craves for but only a few are given! So, it is essential to take good care of your hair. And one of the best ways to have healthy hair is to eat right. It all depends on the nutrients you provide your body (& hair) through food. So don’t miss out on this unique Superfood introduced by FairFax,  if you want a full, healthy, shiny & beautiful head of hair.

Do you love eating mushrooms? If no, then after reading this you might change your mind.

Mushrooms are magical & no less than a blessing for your hair. Mushrooms are popular due to their taste, versatility & nutritional benefits. They literally pack a punch. Chhota packet, badaa dhamaaka, just like FairFax! Low in calories, the very tasty Superfood or Food For Hair.

Edible mushrooms are rich in nutrients such as fiber, vitamin B, minerals like selenium, copper, potassium & unsaturated fatty acids. But you have to be careful with mushrooms & only buy from reputed shops. Some mushrooms are toxic in nature & may make you sick.

Mushrooms will help you combat hair loss, improve hair growth, & also help in retaining the natural color of your hair. Mushrooms make your hair stronger & may help prevent dandruff as well.

Mushrooms are delicious & you can easily be included in your diet in different ways. Add them to soups, sauté them, put them in sandwiches or use them in Indian dishes such as Mushroom mutter or mixed veg, & as meat substitutes in curries. You couldn’t imagine a pizza or pasta without it. There are many other recipes with mushrooms that you can easily try out at home. (Yes, go Google it!). So, what are you waiting for? Now you know the amazing benefits of mushrooms, go ahead and grab this Superfood from the nearest retailer. Regular consumption will allow you to reap the benefits. Stay fit, stay healthy!

Do you include Mushrooms in your diet? Share some recipes in comments below.

Bottle Gourd- Superfood for hair- FairFax Hair Energizer
Jun 21

Bottle Gourd -A boon for weak hair.

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

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.

Jun 14

Watermelon- A true Summer Superfruit for hair.

By Nirja Jaiswal | Food Friday , Hair Care Blog

What a timely post! Right when the sun is blazing hot like never before, this Superfood gives a sliver of hope & some relief.

Hey FairFaxFans,

This juicy & delicious fruit needs no introduction, does it? It must have been on your favorites list since you were kids & we hope it will continue to remain there. For, not only is it delicious & nutritious, it is also great to beat the heat out of the summer. Yes, FairFax is talking about watermelons. Summers are all about having bowls of watermelon chunks (or gulps of watermelon juice) & feeling refreshed!

But did you know that this nutrient rich juicy fruit can actually do wonders for your hair? Read on to know how this SuperFood or Food For Hair works.

Some eat it, some drink it & sometimes even the seeds are dried & used as a snack. There are some recipes that use the thick skin of watermelon in dishes (Yes, go Google it!). Each juicy bite of watermelon is rich in Vitamins A, B6, C; plus it has antioxidants, potassium & amino acids in added measure. The high amount of water content in this delicious & healthy fruit helps you keep yourself hydrated & beat the heat. It not only helps to promote hair growth but also prevents hair loss, moisturizes & strengthens hair. It makes your hair healthier than ever before!

Juicy & delicious, watermelons are simple to eat & also offer optimal nutrition. To see the incredible benefits of watermelons, include them in your daily diet. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead, grab the mouth-watering fruit right now & give your hair a new lease of life!

Tell us how this Superfood has helped you by simply leaving a comment below!