Oysters are rich in zinc, which, according to the International Zinc Association may promote hair retention and hair growth. It can also keep your scalp hydrated and dandruff-free. Only three ounces have almost 500% of your daily recommended value of zinc! Zinc can be found in other foods, but the protein that oysters have is also a big plus for healthy hair growth. Oysters are often served raw, and with lime, or “naked” as many oyster aficionados call it. If you aren’t big on slurping down oysters, you can also get zinc through beef, nuts and eggs.
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