Hair loss is one of those things we lose sleep over. Although it is completely normal for you to shed hair every day, if your hair is really falling out, you should take a look at your diet. Your hair's health is closely tied to what you eat and how much water you drink.

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If you want shiny and strong hair, look no further than what's in your fridge or on your plate. The right foods that are high in nutrients such as vitamin E or protein have the potential to restore your hair.

We've done all the research for you so you don't have to. Here are eight nourishing nutrients and foods you should make sure are at your table to prevent hair loss.

Eggs help prevent hair loss. 1

Eggs help prevent hair loss.


Eggs are an excellent source of protein and play a role in strengthening your hair. Eggs also contain vitamin A, which help ensure proper oxygenation or lubrication of your follicles. The vitamin B in the yolk also helps maintain the proper levels of hemoglobin in your blood, which is so important in preventing hair loss. Eating eggs for breakfast will help your hair so much.


Fish helps you maintain shiny hair. 2

Fish helps you maintain shiny hair.


Fish is rich in proteins and minerals that are essential to your hair's health.  Additionally, some species of fish contain selenium, which helps fight free radicals.


Red meat helps maintain your hair's vibrant color. 3

Red meat helps maintain your hair's vibrant color.


The iron in meat is important to hair's oxygenation and its pigmentation.

Consume vitamin C. 4

Consume vitamin C.

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Vitamin C is present in mangoes, kiwis, citrus fruits and melons, and it is important to your hair's health because it is the foundation of collagen production. When your body isn't producing collagen, your hair becomes weak, suffers from breakage and begins to fall out.


Carrots are a superfood for your hair. 5

Carrots are a superfood for your hair.


The beta-carotene contained in carrots promote great all-around hair health. And the vitamin A it contains contributes to the production of oils that keep your hair shiny and protected. Including carrots in your diet is beneficial for your health and could even help you lose weight.

White meats help repair your hair. 6

White meats help repair your hair.


The sulfur white meats contain is necessary for treating hair that's brittle or prone to breakage.


Oatmeal is basically keratin for your hair. 7

Oatmeal is basically keratin for your hair.


Oatmeal contains vitamins in the H group which are also found in rice, corn and milk. Vitamin H is essential to producing Keratin and controlling the production of grease in your scalp that keep your hair from drying out. Additionally, oatmeal contains B vitamins, fundamental to your hair's overall health.

Nuts promote hair growth. 8

Nuts promote hair growth.


Nuts contain vitamin E, which promotes hair growth and increases it's ability to repair itself. Plus, nuts are rich in copper, one the basic nutrients for melanin synthesis.

Remember that a well-rounded diet, rich in fruits and veggies are important to a healthy body and mind. If you are changing your diet drastically, consult with your doctor.