The avocado is one of the healthiest fruits in the planet. It is a rich source of Vitamin K, C, B6, folate, copper and dietary fiber. The avocado has a 20% higher fat content than most fruits. It contains 30grams of fat. However 20grams of which is monounsaturated fat, mostly oleic acid and are health promoting ingredients essential to the body. It helps the body produce the much needed healthy oils to enhance strong hair and finger nails.
The monounsaturated fat and oleic acid found in the avocado deter the clogging of hair follicles and brittleness of the finger nails. Here are two easy fixes for a bad hair day or dry nails:
One mashed avocado, one egg yolk and half a teaspoon of olive oil, applied and massage into the hair for half an hour could perk up and sustain the strength and luster of the hair after washing, shampooing and rinsing. As for the nails, ¼ of an avocado will do together with one egg white, a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice and two tablespoons of oatmeal applied to the cuticles for 20 minutes will do the job.
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