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09/12/2014 07:09 am ET Updated Sep 15, 2014

10 Foods To Eat For Healthier Hair

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From snipping it with scissors to dousing it with dye, you put your hair through a lot. And while it may seem tough, hair is actually extremely sensitive.

"Hair is a barometer of someone's health, especially women," says South Florida hair restoration physician Alan Bauman, M.D. "Small changes in nutrition can wreak havoc on a woman's head of hair." Crash diets and deficiencies in iron and protein can all contribute to hair loss or at least poor hair quality.

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