The Huffington Post – by Angela Haupt
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Move that shampoo and conditioner aside. The pursuit of luscious, shiny locks starts with fish, beans, bananas and lentils. Indeed, a healthy diet is as good for the 150,000 hair follicles on your head as it is for your body. “Having a balanced diet, while putting a little extra emphasis on things like protein and iron, gives your hair a boost,” says Neil Sadick, a clinical professor in the department of dermatology at the Weill Cornell Medical College.