Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion Updated 15 February 2016 Eggs may prevent hair loss Did you know that eggs can be an inexpensive treatment for all your hair problems? Many of us spend a fortune on expensive hair products for healthier tresses, however, the truth is, beautiful hair starts with our diets. Healthy whole grains such as raw oats are also a good source of silica, which can help reduce hair breakage, and zinc; an important hair mineral which, in its deficiency, can lead to hair loss. For those suffering from lifeless locks or hair loss, eggs may provide the perfect solution. Eggs are an excellent source of protein, which is essential for hair growth, as well as being rich in biotin. Eggs are also a good source of vitamin B12; a lack of which can lead to pernicious anaemia and hair loss. Eggs are also good as an external treatment for hair. For a protein-rich treatment, apply a beaten egg to hair, leave for 10 minutes, then rinse off with cool water. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Parenting Things you shouldn't say to someone who stutters Sex This is exactly how long the sex ‘afterglow’ lasts, according to science Sex The 10 worst things that could happen to your penis Sex This is how having sex actually makes your brain smarter Fitness Sex, love and bicycles Medical SEE: Hungover? Here are 6 ways to cope From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.