Benefits for Vitamin B 12 for hair
Vitamin B 12, also known as Cobalamin, is one of the 8 vitamins found in vitamin B complex. All B group Vitamins convert food into fuel to produce energy but vitamin B 12 plays an important role in regulating metabolism. RDA recommends at least 2.4 micrograms of Vitamin B12 per day.
Vitamin B 12 is found in cheese, eggs, liver, meat, shellfish, muscle meat and fish. Since Vitamin B 12 is mostly found in non vegetarian food, vegetarian people at are a risk of its deficiency. Here are some benefits of Vitamin B 12 for hair growth:
1. Premature hair loss
A deficiency of Vitamin B 12 can cause premature hair loss and slow hair growth in many people. It results in undernourished hair follicle cells
2. Hair growth
Vitamin B 12 is very important for proper hair growth. If we consume proper amounts of Vitamin B 12, the hair follicles start receiving proper nutrients and hair start growing again.
3. Healthy hair
Vitamin B 12 is very important for the formation of red blood cells and a healthy nervous system.
Melanin is responsible for giving the hair and skin its colour and also for good functioning of the brain. Vitamin B 12 helps in maintaining the natural hair colour and prevents premature graying of hair.