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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Top 10 Foods for Healthy Hair

1.  Salmon or one/two tablespoons of ground flaxseed, both loaded with omega-3 fatty acid, needed to support scalp health.

2: Dark green vegetables are high in iron and calcium.

Food No. 3: Beans provide plentiful protein to promote hair growth, but ample iron, zinc, and biotin.

Food No. 4: Nuts, especially Brazil nuts are one of nature's best sources of selenium, an important mineral for the health of your scalp.

Food No. 5: Poultry has high quality protein they provide will help give you the healthy hair you crave.

Food No. 6: Eggs are high in protein and also contain biotin and vitamin B-12, which are important beauty nutrients.

Food No. 7: Whole Grains have a healthy dose of zinc, iron, and B vitamins.

Food No. 8: Oysters are high in zinc -- a powerful antioxidant.

Food No. 9: Low-Fat Dairy Products are great sources of calcium, an important mineral for hair growth. They also contain whey and casein, two high-quality protein sources.

Food No. 10: Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, which promotes a healthy scalp along with good vision.