Superfoods for Shiny Hair!
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Beauty secret: These tasty legumes are high in healthy monounsaturated fat and fiber and are loaded with nutrients. One of these nutrients is biotin, a B vitamin that is associated with healthy hair. Deficiencies of biotin have been associated with hair loss.
How to enjoy it: Put a handful of peanuts in a sandwich bag for a quick snack on the go, or enjoy peanut butter on apples, whole-grain crackers or celery. Just remember: Although peanuts are wonderful, they’re also loaded with calories, so be sure to practice portion control. Keep it to a handful a day if you’re trying to lose weight.
More foods for your hair: Avocados and crimini mushrooms contain vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), which may help keep hair shiny by helping the fat you eat reach the right places -- healthy fats are beautiful for hair!