WebMD has a lot of great information. While looking up recipes for a potluck gathering, I began to think about what we can eat to ensure that our hair is as healthy as possible. Et voila! Elizabeth B. Krieger from WebMD had the answers!
She writes, "Better-looking hair can start at your next meal. If you eat a balanced, varied, protein-rich diet that focuses on the following 10 foods, you'll be giving your hair the TLC it needs and deserves."
Other options: If salmon doesn't thrill you, you can also get essential fatty acids from fish like herring, sardines, trout, and mackerel, as well as avocado, pumpkin seeds, and walnuts (see below for more wonderful things about walnuts.)
Other options: Try using walnut oil in your salad dressing or stir-fry instead of canola or safflower, Fishman says.
Other options: Get your fill of zinc with nuts, beef, and eggs.
4. Sweet Potatoes
Other options: Carrots, cantaloupe, mangoes, pumpkin, and apricots are all good sources of beta carotene.
Other options: You can also boost your iron stores with animal sources, including chicken, fish, pork, and beef.
Other options: Try similarly nutrient-rich dark, leafy vegetables such as broccoli, kale, and Swiss chard.
Other options: Toss other beans such as soybeans (the young ones are called edamame) and kidney beans into your soup or salad.
8. Greek yogurt
Other options: Cottage cheese, low-fat cheese, and skim milk also fit the bill.
Other options: Kiwis, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and strawberries.