By Khushi Pal
Published Mar 02, 2024

Hindustan Times

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5 foods to boost hair thickness 

Hair thinning is a common hair problem which can affect your overall hair health. Here are five foods to include in your diet to help thicken your hair naturally.


Eggs are loaded with vitamins A and E and folate, which help thicken the hair. The egg yolk also contains essential fatty acids that help replenish moisture. 

Olive oil

Olive oil is rich in omega-3 acids, which help stimulate healthy hair growth and promote thicker hair. 


Avocados are a powerhouse of vitamin E, which helps prevent hair thinning. Avocados provide strength and moisture to the hair.

Citrus fruits

Citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons and grapefruits are high in vitamin C and help boost collagen production which is essential in promoting hair thickness.

Nuts and seeds

Nuts and seeds including almonds, walnuts, pumpkin and flax seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids which help increase hair volume and boost hair growth.