How to Improve Hair and Nails Through Your Diet

Our physical traits are mostly determined by genetics, but you can help nature along with changes in your diet.
To get your hair and nails in the best shape possible from the inside out, read on.

Improve your hair and nails through these simple tips.


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    Eat high-quality protein foods. Eggs are a good source as long as you don’t have cholesterol problems.

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    Eat grains, legumes, nuts and seeds.

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    Make sure your diet is composed of 50 percent fresh fruits and vegetables.

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    Add sulfur- and silicon-rich foods to diet. Onions, broccoli, fish and sea vegetables are all good sources.

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    Eat food rich in biotin, such as brewer’s yeast, brown rice and soybeans.

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    Sprinkle ground flaxseed on your cereal. It provides essential fatty acids.

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    Eat foods high in B vitamins.

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    Drink tea made from alfalfa, burdock root, dandelion, and yellow dock.

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