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in what foods can i find folic acid? how much of it should i take in, so it can actually help my hair growth?

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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many food sources: Folic acid would be just one of many factors that help hair growth. It would help only if that was the cause of the problem. Lowering stress, a good night sleep, sufficient 25-oh vit d3 , a healthy diet, and moving through the day would all promote hair growth.
Answered on Jun 29, 2016
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Unproven.: There is no credible scientific evidence that Folic Acid will grow your hair. Don't believe everything you read online. That said, it's an important nutrient, and can be found in green leafy vegetables, citrus fruit, broccoli, asparagus, beans, peas, nuts, avocados, corn, carrots, and squash.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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