Dermatologists recommend these foods for healthier hair

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According to Alan J. Bauman, a hair restoration physician at Bauman Medical Group in Florida, there’s a lot of science behind healthy hair.

"Hair follicle cells are some of the most metabolically active and have amongst the highest cell turnover rate in the body … If you’re deficient in the basic nutritional building blocks like protein, your body won’t produce healthy hair," says Alan, via Country Living

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Here are 10 foods recommended by dermatologists that will help boost your hair health:

1. Nuts

2. Fatty Fish

3. Oysters

4. Spinach

5. Eggs

6. Beans

7. Sweet potatoes

8. Grass-fed beef

9. Greek Yogurt

10. Bell Peppers

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