Living the natural life is definitely about more than just hair. Your overall health and well being are at stake! That said, the benefits of living clean have multiple advantages for your hair including preventing hair loss. It’s all about awareness. That means being aware of what you are either putting into your body or on your body. As naturals we are becoming more conscious of what we put on our hair, but the question is are you aware of what not to put into your body? Below I give you some tips and advice on how to get started living an overall natural lifestyle!
Let’s say your brand new to living naturally, where do you begin? Well, take it one step at a time and focus on one area. Let’s start with Eating Healthy.
Eating a healthy, well balanced diet is crucial to living a natural lifestyle. Whether you want your hair to grow, lose weight, skin to clear up or just simply FEEL better, eating better will get you there. You want to eat clean healthy, organic foods that are going to fuel the body oppose to harm it.
Eating clean simply means eating whole foods or “real” foods — those that are un- or minimally processed, refined, and handled, making them as close to their natural form as possible. By eating clean you will start to notice your overall health change in a positive way. Your hair will grow faster, get thicker and look shinier. Your skin will start to glow. So many benefits! You will look and feel overall better. Think of it as natures fountain of youth.
Here are some tips to help you get started with clean eating:
- Try to get rid of as much junk food in your home as possible. This will help get rid of temptations.
- Eat every 2-3 hours . Doing this will help you really stay on track with your portions and speed up your metabolism.
- Drink plenty of water! Cut out any sugary drinks such as sodas, juices etc. and drink as much water as possible!
- Eat foods that fuel your body
Ok so now let’s talk about working out! Working out has so many benefits for your body and overall health too. Did you know that working out also helps with hair growth?
When we are working out, take cardio for example, we are helping the oxygen properly flow throughout the body therefore promoting hair growth and over all health. Working out is also a huge stress reliever. Stress is one of most common causes of hair fall out. The more we workout and eat better the happier we will feel and the healthier we will be.
Since going natural one of the things I absolutely fell in love with were oils. Aryuvedic oils and essential oils.
Living the natural life is literally a lifestyle change that does not happen overnight however take these steps and you are well on your way.