04 Jul '11, 6am

Maybe your diet is to blame for your foul temper or hair loss. Find out what you're eating wrong

Maybe your diet is to blame for your foul temper or hair loss. Find out what you're eating wrong

You're losing weight, but you're also losing hair and friends. It's time to dissect your diet and find out what you're doing wrong. Are You Losing Hair? Diet Disaster You’ve cut out too many calories. “Dipping below 1,000 calories a day deprives your body of the energy and nutrients it needs to regenerate your hair cells,” says Cindy Moore, director of nutrition therapy at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, US. Food Fix Eat small, regular meals and never drop below 1,800 calories a day. “A crash diet doesn’t shed fat,” says Moore. Instead, your body strips your scalp and your muscle. Great – if you don’t mind looking like an olive on a cocktail stick. Are You In A Perpetual Bad Mood? Diet Disaster A low-carbohydrate diet is to blame. Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that dramatically reducing your carb intake can seriously lower levels of...

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