How to Treat Thinning Hair, Brittle Nails and Other Beauty Disasters

15 natural, easy ways to get gorgeous, shiny hair and strong, beautiful nails (16 Photos)

Brenda Kearns on Aug 28, 2012 at 1:19PM

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How to Treat Thinning Hair, Brittle Nails and Other Beauty Disasters

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Locks Limp and Flat?

So you didn’t win the thick-hair lottery. All is not lost!

Rx: Fish

Fish is rich in omega-3 fats, healing, anti-inflammatory fatty acids that nourish follicles, helping you produce strong, healthy hair that has body and luster, even if it’s a bit fine, says Barry Sears, Ph.D., author of The Anti-Inflammation Zone.

For best results, skip the fish oil supplement and opt for the real deal (at least 16 ounces weekly). According to a Norwegian research team, women who eat fish have 80 percent more omega-3 fats in their bloodstream than women who simply took the supplement.

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