Strong, Healthy Nails and Hair

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Many women spend hundreds of dollars on different products trying to achieve strong, healthy nails and hair. Although some of these products can help, we must remember that one of the major factors that contributes to the health of our nails and hair is a well-balanced diet. In order to achieve this, make sure to include enough servings of all food groups (fruits, vegetables, protein, grains and dairy). For tips on how to do this visit Choose MyPlate.

Other factors to keep in mind if you want to maintain the beauty of your nails are the following:

  • Do not use your nails as tools.
  • Do not bite your nails.
  • File nails properly (from side to center).
  • Use protective gloves when cleaning and gardening.