We’ve all heard that maintaining a balanced, nutritious diet protects the body against certain types of diseases, but did you know that the food we eat also has an impact on our hair health?

To maintain strong and healthy hair, your body needs to be getting enough biotin, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin A, iron, vitamin C, B12, and omega-3 fatty acids. Minerals that help with hair health include iron, copper, and zinc. But don’t worry! Below we’ve listed some foods that are great sources for these vitamins and minerals.