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Best Foods for Nails and Hair

I have started paying extra attention to my nails and hair, and they are both looking great! It just proves that what you focus on will definitely thrive.  My hair was in a terrible shape some years ago. Chemicals damaged my hair badly, and it was weak and dull. I decided to grow my hair natural and I am thankful I made that decision. It took a few years to get my hair looking good again. I tried various products and tricks to bring my hair back to life and I finally found a hair routine that works great for my hair. My hair is now growing like weed and I now able to wear my natural hair in different ways. My nails were also very weak and brittle, but that is no longer the case. Having a good diet does help the nails and help grow healthy and strong. Here are some of the best foods for nails and hair.

Best Foods for Nails

Our nails need calcium and silicon. These can be found in diary products but also in eggs, oats, sardines, sesame seeds and nuts. Ginger, gingko biloba and garlic also help in circulation, which in turn helps the nails stay healthy and look beautiful. The white flecks on the nails are caused by zinc deficiency. You can top up your zinc with oysters. A zinc multivitamin will also help your nails and overall health. Drinking water helps keep the nails from drying out, so keep drinking the recommended amount of water everyday.

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Best Foods for Hair

Our hair is one of the first parts of our body to show a nutrient deficiency. If you want your hair looking healthy and shiny, you have to ensure your diet is balanced. For hair growth, Iron is what you need the most. You can get this from dark green vegetables, red meat, dried fruit and the likes. Omega 3 essential fatty acids foods like flax seeds, almonds and oily fish are also great for helping the hair grow strong and healthy. Water is also very important when it comes to healthy hair. Drinking the recommended amount of water everyday will help the hair stay glossy and grow like weed.

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What do you think of these Best Foods for Nails and Hair? Did any on the list surprise you? Please sound off in the comments section below, let’s chat. Thanks for stopping by.

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