The Importance of a HEALTHY GUT for Glowing Skin and Strong Hair

Everyone wants healthy skin and hair, right? But did you know that a healthy gut is often one of the best ways to improve the health of your skin, hair and nails?

A significant amount of research has proven that maintaining a healthy gut is one of the most effective ways to tackle a whole host of skincare concerns and hair growth issues.

This is because your skin is the largest organ in your body and therefore, has a major impact on your overall health and concerns such as acne, rosacea, eczema, and dryness could signal that your gut is not in the best of health.

With this in mind, you should always pay close attention to your gut and its health, especially when it comes to improving your hair, skin and nails.



How Gut Health can Lead to Healthy Hair Growth


The truth is that many of us will struggle with hair growth concerns at some point in our life time as it’s a lot more common than you might think! The good news is, there is a whole host of hair growth solutions that are ideal for tackling weak, brittle or hair that struggles to grow.

However, although there are many supplements such as KeraHealth Hair, that you can take to strengthen and optimise hair growth, you should also pay close attention to what is going on inside your body as this is just as important when it come to optimising the health of your hair, skin and nails.

This is because your nutrition and your gut microbiome can affect the health and growth of your hair. Research has shown that your gut microbiome supports some of the vital nutrients needed for growing hair, whilst also supporting the hormones that control the transition between the catagen, anagen, and telogen phases. When your gut is in balance and healthy, your microbiome can help to eliminate inhospitable bacteria that can lead to hair loss and thinning.


How to Improve the Health of your Gut

There are lots of ways that you can you can improve the health of your gut, including eating foods that will nourish your microbiome. This because your hair can simply not grow if you are not eating the right foods that will optimise your  gut microbiome.


A healthy, balanced diet is so important and you should consume foods that contain biotin, vitamin K2, and the amino acids used to produce healthy hair, such as hyaluronic acid. But that’s not all… vitamin-rich foods are also a great choice, along with meat, dairy and eggs, which are a great source of Biotin and Vitamin K2. Fermented foods are also rich in probiotics (the good bacteria is produced during the fermentation process) and can aid digestion, boost the immune system and help in maintaining a healthy weight,



Finally, you should also replenish your microbiome with probiotics and prebiotics as your body will only be able to make the most of these nutrients and supplements if you already have a good balance of beneficial bacteria present in your gut.


TIP: Before starting any type of supplementation program, make sure that your gut is healthy and provides the perfect environment for nutrient absorption. A gut detox together with pro-biotic and pre-biotic program could insure this – and make you feel great.



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Fay Afghahi

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