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Dandruff  Your Food Is Your Medicine

Dandruff Your food is your medicine

Dandruff is not your hair problem. It is your skin problem.

Generally, it is believed that dandruff occurs due to dry skin

especially in winter season. Yes! it can be one of the reasons. But

dandruff can also occur in any season and can be due to many other

reasons like-

  • oily & sensitive scalp
  • not cleaning your scalp properly
  • some yeast- fungus infection
  • other skin problems like psoriasis or eczema.
  • Allergic to hair care products (dermatitis). Etc.

As it is important to take care of your scalp and hair

externally- it is equally important to take care of them internally. Your

food can be your medicine. There are certain nutrients

which can help you in early recovery of your dandruff. So,

Which food groups helps you in dandruff?


It helps to relieve the flaking & itching

of your scalp.

Vitamin E:

It helps to balance the oil on your scalp &

relieves its dryness.

Good natural vegetarian sources of Selenium & vitamin E are:

  • Almond
  • Walnut
  • Sesame seed
  • Pumpkin seed

To get more benefit out of almond, walnut & pumpkin seeds, it is

necessary to soak them over night & then chew them properly.

Best time to have nuts is in the morning or evening time.

If you have severe dandruff better to consult your dermatologist.

May your food be your medicine!

That all for today

See you next Tuesday with another Tuesday tip.

Till then….

Take care.

Providing simple solutions for the complexities of life

Dr Bhumita Makwana

Your Dietitian & Homoeopathic physician

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