One secret to getting luscious locks? Your diet, says nutritionist Dana James. Nibbling on nutrient-rich goodies stimulates the hair's proteins, nourishes and protects its fibers, and increases circulation to its follicles.

Here are the best things you can eat for healthier, stronger, and shinier strands. Bonus: These foods help lashes and nails, too.

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