Getting that daily dose of greens does a body good — that's no surprise — but could vegetable juices also help in the quest for longer, stronger, healthier hair? We spoke with nutrition experts to get their tips on the benefits of vegetable juicing, including how it can impact hair health, scalp health and overall wellness.
Chia Seed Pudding
This is an easy recipe for the on-the-go parent or the busy worker bee. Simply prep this pudding the night before and you’ll have a nutritious breakfast every single morning.
All you’ll need are:
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1/2 cup light coconut milk (optional)
- 1 tsp vanilla (optional)
- 1-2 Tbsp maple syrup (to taste)
- 1/3 cup chia seeds
- fresh blueberries
In your cup of choice, add the almond milk, coconut milk, vanilla, maple syrup, and chia seeds and stir well.
Leave the cup in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours or overnight (if you’re prepping for the morning). Once the mixture becomes a pudding consistency, serve with the blueberries as a topping and voila! Breakfast of champions!
Blueberries are considered a beauty powerhouse due to their structure and makeup. The proanthocyanidins (a.k.a. plant chemicals) in blueberries stimulate hair follicles which can facilitate hair growth. In addition to this remarkable natural stimulant, blueberries have antioxidant benefits and flood your hair and skin with hair-friendly vitamins A, B5, C, and E .
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What you’ll need:
- 1 slice of bread
- ½ avocado
- Pink Himalayan salt
- Olive oil + lemon
- Red chili flakes (optional)