Spring has sprung and so have your follicles. According to a recent report in the

To promote thicker, healthier hair, make a concerted effort to eat more protein (you probs know where to find that), zinc, and iron (spinach is a good source of the latter two), all of which may promote hair growth, says Jennifer Chwalek, M.D., a dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology in New York City.

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Have a spinach salad with salmon or grilled chicken twice a week, says NYC nutritionist Keri Gans, R.D.N., and you could notice a difference by summer.

This article originally appeared in the March 2018 issue of Women's Health. For more great advice, pick up a copy of the issue on newsstands now!