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20 Foods For Stronger Hair and Nails

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Samantha Leffler of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 22: What you put in your grocery cart is the first step toward maintaining tough hair and nails. You don’t need a professional to get the glossy locks and glamorous nails you want. (Plus, why spend the money when you can acquire them without shelling out tons of dough?) Although thickness and strength of both hair and nails is largely hereditary, the food you eat (or don’t get enough of) can affect the status of your fingers and hair just as much as a fancy spa treatment can.These well-groomed body parts are made of a fibrous protein called keratin that—when fed the right ingredients—will naturally grow stronger and healthier over time. Essentially, if tough hair and nails is your goal, what you put in your grocery cart is the first step toward maintaining them.As you will see, numerous studies have shown that nutrients in certain foods straight up give you shiny hair and tough nails, while other research has shown a lack of some vitamins and nutrients is bad news for your appearance. Check out the list below for foods that will give you a healthy makeover without the hefty price tag, and when you’re done here start prepping for the warmer weather with 10 Quick Tricks to Get Slim for Summer!

20 Foods For Stronger Hair and Nails

What you put in your grocery cart is the first step toward maintaining tough hair and nails. You don’t need a professional to get the glossy locks and glamorous nails you want. (Plus, why spend the money when you can acquire them without shelling out tons of dough?) Although thickness and strength of both hair and nails is largely hereditary, the food you eat (or don’t get enough of) can affect the status of your fingers and hair just as much as a fancy spa treatment can.These well-groomed body parts are made of a fibrous protein called keratin that—when fed the right ingredients—will naturally grow stronger and healthier over time. Essentially, if tough hair and nails is your goal, what you put in your grocery cart is the first step toward maintaining them.As you will see, numerous studies have shown that nutrients in certain foods straight up give you shiny hair and tough nails, while other research has shown a lack of some vitamins and nutrients is bad news for your appearance. Check out the list below for foods that will give you a healthy makeover without the hefty price tag, and when you’re done here start prepping for the warmer weather with 10 Quick Tricks to Get Slim for Summer!
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