Keto Hair Loss: Why It Happens and How to Prevent It
What do a keto dieter, raw vegan, and backpacker have in common? If they don’t eat enough, their hair may start falling out.
In other words, keto doesn’t cause hair loss directly. Instead, it is the significant shift in what and how much we eat that can cause us to lose hair. Fortunately, there is a simple solution that’ll help your hair regrow just as thick as before: eating more of the right keto foods. (Plus, you can even prevent hair loss with the same strategies!)
To help you stay on keto and lose body fat without losing your hair as well, let’s take a closer look at each crucial aspect of hair health.
The Process of Hair Growth and What Causes Hair Loss
Though the part of our hair we can touch is mostly composed of inert protein fibers, there is a lot going on underneath the surface of our skin to create this strong tissue we call hair.
In general, the anatomy of our hair can be simplified into two fundamental structures:
The follicle — Residing deep in your skin, the follicle is where hair growth starts (or stops) in response to the nourishment and