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Is your hair damaged from a poor dye job? Is it limp and needing some volume and shine? If you’re looking for ways to fix your ‘do in a natural way, check out these foods you can incorporate into your diet easily!

  1. Strawberries

These are rich in ascorbic acid which aid your body’s amino acid production. Amino acids are a key factor for strong hair. Lucky, it’s a strawberry season!

  1. Flax seeds

They are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, giving you shiny healthy hair. You could sprinkle them as a yogurt topping or add them to a smoothie bowl.

  1. Lentils

These are a rich source of plant iron which is particularly essential in preventing damage of the hair follicles. To ensure maximum absorption of iron, it is advisable to serve them with a fresh slice of lemon or lime.

  1. Nuts

Protein is essential for hair maintenance and growth. Snacking on nuts throughout the day is an easy way to incorporate more protein into your diet. Brazil nuts are also a good source of selenium which makes the hair thicker. 6-8 Brazil nuts provide almost 800 percent of the daily required intake.

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  1. Eggs

Breakfast lovers, this one’s for you! Eggs are rich in vitamin B. Biotin restores and moisturizes the hair. Other options for vitamin B include biotin supplements or salmon.

  1. Guava

It’s a rich source of ascorbic acid. Guava contains 337 milligram of ascorbic acid which is four times the minimum daily required intake.

  1. Sweet potato

Sweet potatoes are packed with high levels of beta-carotene, which is converted to Vitamin A. Vitamin A is responsible for preventing frizzy hair and increasing the production of sebum, giving your hair moisture/oil.

  1. Dark chocolate

Dark chocolate contains antioxidants and vitamins (mostly copper, zinc and iron) which aid in the cell renewal process, helping you achieve longer and stronger hair.

  1. Oysters

They are a rich source of zinc which gives you strong, shiny, and healthy hair. Oysters can also be substituted with fortified cereals if seafood isn’t your thing.

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