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Eating for Thick, Healthy Hair

Hair loss, slow regrowth, and excessive shedding are more common than you might think—and not just in men. Some estimates show that almost 65 percent of men and 80 percent of women experience noticeable loss of hair by the age of 60. The good news: Nutrients that nourish the scalp and follicles can prevent thinning and hair loss and may promote new hair growth. Try these seven foods—and stop the shedding.

1 are rich in protein, critical for hair follicle health. Certain amino acids act as precursors to

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