Gray hair is not a matter of age but a lack of melanin, according to a study published at the National Institute of Health but it is possible to avoid or delay its appearance by eating certain foods so you can not miss it!
Gray hair may appear at any age, and most commonly occurs during adulthood, but if you modify melanin production it is possible to delay its appearance by consuming certain vitamins and foods.
This vitamin is essential for energy production through carbohydrates, helps in fat metabolism and prevents the appearance of gray hair, you can get it by consuming sunflower seeds, whole grains, asparagus, among others.
This vitamin helps to heal wounds and improve tone of hair and skin, besides helping to create antibodies that enhance body-defense, is present in milk, eggs, broccoli, fish, chicken and avocado.
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It is also known as B complex, helps reduce blood sugar levels, this vitamin helps promote hair repigmentation and is present in chicken, carrots, cauliflower, fish and beef.
Helps to break down hydrogen peroxide, which is responsible for forming gray hair, it is important not to consume the liver more than four times a month.
This mineral is essential in the production of melanin, which helps in the degradation of hydrogen peroxide that accumulates and which favors the emergence of gray hair.
Apart from these foods, it is advisable to avoid stress, stop smoking, take care of high temperatures, protect the hair from UV rays, among other things.