Many people want strong and healthy hair - especially when you've crossed a certain age, and your hair growth is around 0.5 per month and 6 inches per year. But how fast it grows depends on factors like age, health, diet, and genetics. Although you can't change factors like age, and genetics - diet is one thing you have control over. In fact, consuming the wrong can lead to hair loss. 

On the other hand, eating a balanced diet with the right nutrients can help promote hair growth, especially if you're experiencing hair loss due to poor nutrition. HELLO! listed down some best foods you can eat to promote hair growth.  

Eggs are a great source of protein and biotin, which are important for hair growth. A deficiency in either of these nutrients has been linked to hair loss. 

Fatty fish like salmon, herring, and mackerel are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been linked to improved hair growth and density. However, there are only s few studies in this area, so more are needed.  

Berries are loaded with compounds like antioxidants and vitamins that may promote hair growth. For example, strawberries are rich in vitamin C, which aids collagen production and iron absorption, two factors that may promote hair growth. 

Beans are a great source of protein, iron, zinc, and biotin, which are all essential for optimal hair health. And together they may aid hair growth. 

Meat is rich in iron and a great source of protein, which is essential for healthy, strong hair. 

Nuts are packed with nutrients like vitamin E and B, zinc, and essential fatty acids, of all which may promote hair growth and are linked to many other health benefits. 

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene. It is an essential antioxidant that helps maintain the collagen on the body. This, in turn, is good for nourishing the hair and promotes shiny and healthy hair.  

Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamin A, which helps ad sebum production. Additionally, it has other factors that may help speed up the rate of hair growth. 

Spinach is loaded with folate, iron, and vitamin A and C, which may promote hair growth. A deficiency in these nutrients may result in hair loss. 

This list cannot be completed without water. Water will hydrate the scalp and ensure good circulation of blood this helping the vital nutrients find their way to your hair.

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