Nutritional care in Alopecia

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The specific role of different nutrients in alopecia is not clear yet some nutrients deficiency can be responsible for it.

Some general guidelines for alopecia include :

  • Eat food products rich in protein.
  • Increase the intake of vitamins (especially B complex C and Biotin) and minerals (Zinc and Iron).
  • Hair loss can also be due to some kind of food allergy. In such cases the dietary management is entirely dependent on theelimination of ‘culprit’ foods.
  • Reduce the intake of refined and processed food products, animal fats and meat.
  • Essential fatty acid intake should be enhanced.


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