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Natural Solutions for Hair Loss

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Natural Solutions for Hair Loss

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living

Shedding is never fun, just ask my vacuum cleaner. It’s even less fun when you realize the golf ball size bits of hair you’re tugging out of the roller came from your own head. Oh, the horror! As we get older (yes ladies, this is for you too) our once glorious crown of healthy hair can become brittle or even worse, be genetically predisposed to jump ship, leaving our poor, bald heads to fend for themselves.

Below are a few secrets from Mother Nature, some preventative, and some for after the mutiny has begun.


You are what you eat – and that’s true for your hair as well. A diet containing mostly whole foods, especially the skin of plants such as cucumbers, potatoes, peppers, and even bean sprouts are rich in the mineral silica and contribute to hair strength. Foods like lean meats are high in iron and are essential to the protein-based, building blocks of hair growth.

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Veronica Peterson

Veronica Peterson has a background in green design and creative writing. She loves discovering and sharing sustainable ways to enrich life. Veronica is a happy urbanite, who lives above a produce market in San Francisco with her dog Winnie.


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1:54AM PDT on Apr 16, 2014

For me it's not a problem to loose hair. A problem is when you create "problems" like this :)

8:39PM PDT on Apr 8, 2014

Thank you!

1:37AM PDT on Apr 8, 2014

thanx for sharing

9:21PM PDT on Apr 1, 2014

YES, Kesh King Ayurvedic Hair Oil is purely based on safe & harmless ayurvedic theory and Specifically used for controlling hair fall & also used for deep nourishment of hair roots & scalp, Alopecia, Baldness, stops premature of hair, prevents from dandruff, sleeplessness & headache.

6:21PM PDT on Mar 28, 2014

Thanks, I will start eating more along with my juicing. I didn't know that these things strengthened hair as well.

7:41PM PST on Feb 23, 2014

Thanks for the advice Veronica.

9:30PM PST on Feb 21, 2014

Thank you for the article. I will share it with my husband if he is interested.

3:23AM PST on Feb 17, 2014


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