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Egg yolks, spinach, and whole grains are high in the trace mineral manganese.

Manganese is an important trace mineral. The recommended dosage is 3-9 mg/day.(134)

Dietary Sources of Manganese

The following foods are high in manganese:

  • Egg yolks(134)
  • Leafy green vegetables(134)
  • Nuts(222)
  • Organ meats(222)
  • Spinach(222)
  • Whole grains(134)

Why Is Manganese Important for Healthy Hair?

Manganese plays a number of vital physiological roles that impact overall health and hair growth:

Warnings on Taking Manganese Supplements

Note: do not take too much manganese — it can interfere with iron absorption, an essential mineral for hair.(222)

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