Yep, that’s right. Drinking vegetable juices regularly will actually help prevent hair loss. Combine drinking vegetable juice with other tricks and tips (especially The Scalp Solution) and you have an even more powerful combination.
If you want to understand some more of the in depth research on this topic check out my hair loss course. Vegetable juices are highly alkalizing. That means they literally change the pH of the cells and fluids inside our bodies.
If you take the course you’ll know how this directly affects hair loss hormones and male pattern baldness. I am going to give you my 3 favorite vegetable juices that, if drunken regularly will change your bodily pH.
Another reason that vegetable juice helps with your hair is that is an excellent way to inhibit the enzyme 5 alpha reductase that transforms testosterone into DHT.
As you probably know, DHT is the hormone that is essentially responsible for male pattern baldness.
QUICK BONUS: Down at the bottom of this page is a 6 part quiz I’ve designed that calculates (based on the answers you give) how easy it will be for you to re-grow your hair naturally using vegetable juices and other natural methods.
The Almond & Vegetable Juice Recipe For Accelerated hair Growth
This is my personal favorite and one that I drink all the time, maybe 4 days a week on average. Take raw almonds and soak them in water overnight (8 or more hours.) Buy carrots, celery and cauliflower.
The fresher the better, and obviously organic is ideal (and more nutrient dense) but don’t worry if you can’t afford/ find organic. If you haven’t already got a juicer, you need to get one frankly, if you are serious about reversing hair loss. They’re not that expensive actually. They’re easy to clean and a good one will last a long time.
Start by straining the almonds from the water. Put the almonds through the juicer, making sure you collect the fiber that comes from the back of the juicer. Collect the thick almond ‘cream’ that comes out of the front.
Take the almond fiber and put it in a cheese cloth (net curtain or muslin cloth works as well). Juice the rest of the vegetables into the same container as the almond cream.
Then take the cheese cloth with almond fiber and soak it in the vegetable juice. Squeeze and rinse the fibers inside the cloth so all the essence of the almonds goes into the juice.
Do this a few times until it feels and looks like just almond saw dust inside.
You can add more vegetables depending on what is in season and looks fresh, or whatever suits your taste.
Cucumber, broccoli, spinach and kale are all excellent choices. This mixture is literally the most efficient way to alkalize your body. There is not a quicker way.
The nutrients, oils and minerals from the almonds are specifically added into this juice for their hair growth and health giving properties.
The second juice is one I often use in the morning. It’s called the citrus ginger blast. Not only is it highly alkalizing and energizing but it strips down and clears mucus and gunk from the GI tract.
This in turns makes digestion more efficient and reduces autointoxication from waste foods absorbing back into the blood instead of being eliminated.
These two benefits essentially clean the blood, and fill it full of nutrients and minerals that can sustain new hair growth.
For this mixture take 2 lemons, 2 limes and three oranges. Peel the oranges and limes, but you don’t need to peel the lemons before juicing. Also get a big clump of ginger (a small handful) and put this in the juicer followed by the citrus fruits.
This one isn’t for the faint hearted because it has quite a kick, but that is what clears out the GI tract and does all the good. This one will really wake you up and energize you in the morning. If it’s too strong then add a couple of apples.
The third juice I recommend men use who are suffering with hair loss is fresh wheatgrass juice. This one can be time consuming to make, but it is well worth it. Gram for gram wheatgrass is the most alkalizing juice you can possibly drink (ok, so I kind of lied about the first juice, but that one is much larger).
However, you will need another juicer for wheatgrass because the usual centrifugal juicer is not efficient enough to be used with wheatgrass (unless you have fields of the stuff.) Luckily you can buy a simple manual masticating juicer for around $30.
They are very efficient and are perfect for wheatgrass and grasses and herbs in general (all of which are helpful for hair because they are chocked full of the building blocks for hair and are highly alkalizing)
Fresh wheatgrass juice is amazingly powerful stuff. It goes straight into the bloodstream, quickly alkalizing balancing our cells and absorbing toxins. Wheatgrass juice is full of chlorophyll which is almost identical in composition to hemoglobin which is the molecule that provides oxygen to cells, which is another reason this juice is so beneficial for overall health and healthy hair.
Restricted oxygen supply is another reason smoking can cause hair loss in some cases. You only need a couple of shots of wheatgrass at a time. If the taste is too strong try mixing it with coconut water for a refreshing, alkalizing drink.
I know many men are skeptical about the efficacy of natural foods for reversing hair loss. I agree that minor changes to your diet don’t make much difference, especially over the short term.
But vegetable juicing can make a big difference because of the shear amount of alkalizing nutrients, minerals and enzymes that can be given to the body at one time. In a single pint of vegetable juice there might be 10-15 pieces of raw vegetable.
It might take a long time to alkalize our bodies because of all the acidic foods we’ve eaten over our lifetime, so if you’re lazy and don’t have much time then this is the perfect method.
What I am sure about, is that when your body moves over to alkaline from an acid state you will notice a difference.
Especially in the early stages of a receding hairline juicing 2 times per day you will start to see hair regrowth. For more advanced stages of male pattern baldness the results take longer and require more work to turn the body from an acidic to an alkaline state.
You may want to check out this article which shows you how to promote new hair growth and details a home-made minoxidil solution that is more powerful and has none of the side effects of minoxidil.
Most importantly, take action and get all the information and research you need as soon as possible because it is harder to reverse hair loss than prevent hair loss in the first place.
In fact, if one of your parents is genetically predisposed to male pattern baldness and you are still young I recommend staying as alkaline as possible and following the other methods we use to completely prevent hair loss and receding hair line.
I believe that if you are in an alkaline state then you will not succumb to male pattern baldness, and if hair loss has already started then it will make a huge difference to preventing any further loss. Vegetable juicing is one of the big factors that allowed me to beat my own hair loss.
One of the most important reasons why this is, is because under alkaline conditions, 5-alpha-reducatse is naturally inhibited, meaning it is less effective at converting testosterone to DHT. I write about this much more in my ultimate guide so you might want to have a look at that as well.
Will Hartfield runs HairLossRevolution.com where he teaches how to use dietary and lifestyle changes to cause natural hair regrowth. When he’s not researching or writing about hair loss you’ll find him playing tennis or walking his dogs.