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Breakfast Recipes for Preventing Hair Loss

Are you on a quest for breakfast ideas and recipes that are good for people who suffer from hair loss and thinning hair? This section is filled with recipes starring ingredients that are supercharged with iron, quercetin, resveratrol, B vitamins, zinc, copper, and other hair loss preventing nutrients. Bon appetit!

Tip: Before you unleash the culinary genius in you and dig into the wonderful breakfast recipes below, you may want to peruse the section Diet Tips for Hair Loss Prevention and the section Foods That Help Prevent Hair Loss if this is your first visit to our online Guide to Hair Loss Prevention.

Antioxidant Muffins

These scrumptious muffins feature blueberries and pecans, two antioxidant powerhouse foods. Blueberries top the list of berries with the highest antioxidant capacity, and pecans—along with walnuts and chestnuts—have the highest concentration of antioxidants in the tree nut family.

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Carrot Muffins

These delicious muffins deliver amino acids necessary for healthy hair as well as copper and iron. As a bonus, the carrots featured in these muffins deliver antioxidants.

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Spicy Shrimp Omelet

Both eggs and shrimp contain plenty of iron, a mineral that is crucial for healthy hair growth. Iron carries oxygen to the hair, and an inadequate intake of iron may cause the hair follicles to starve of oxygen. Women who are menstruating (especially if they have heavy periods), women who are pregnant or have just given birth, long-distance runners, and vegans are often deficient in iron.

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Spinach and Mushroom Omelet

This easy-to-make omelet provides a great deal of high quality protein which is essential for hair growth. What's more, spinach, one of the key ingredients in this omelet, is loaded with beta-carotene which (in the form of vitamin A) promotes the growth of healthy cells and tissues, including hair and the scalp.

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Millet Pancakes with Prune Compote

Millet is more than an alternative to the more common grains. It is crammed full of nutrients that promote healthy hair, including zinc, B vitamins, and iron. It is also one of the best dietary sources of silica. Silica is an important component of hair, and an adequate intake of silica is thought to prevent baldness and stimulate hair growth. Also the prunes featured in this dessert help maintain strong hair due to their high concentration of B vitamins, copper, iron, and zinc.

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Oat and Buckwheat Muesli with Pears and Grapes

Eating a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast is a great way to start your day. Oats are highly nutritious and an excellent source of B vitamins, zinc and copper, some of the most important micronutrients for combating hair loss. They are also a great vegetarian source of dietary protein. The grapes featured in this muesli contain resveratrol and quercetin, two potent antioxidants that help protect hair by scavenging free radicals.

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Original Bircher Muesli

Muesli was developed as a health food by the Swiss Physician Maximilian Bircher-Brenner towards the end of the 19th century. This is the original muesli recipe Mr Bircher-Benner recommended to his patients.

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For more recipes that can help you prevent hair loss, go to the main recipe directory of's Guide to Preventing Hair Loss.