Processed Foods

Processed Foods That Are Worst for Hair, Skin, And Nails


Sodas are loaded with excess sugars that lower collagen and skin elasticity. This can cause wrinkles. Sodas are also acidic. For this reason, they can lead to brittle nails and thin hair.

White Bread

White bread is made with excessively processed, starchy, and refined wheat. As a medical expert, I discovered that starchy foods cause our androgen levels to climb, making our hair thin. White bread also lacks fiber and other essential nutrients. Due to this, it can cause age spots and premature aging.

Anastasia Filipenko is a health and wellness psychologist, dermatolist and a freelance writer. She frequently covers beauty and skincare, food trends and nutrition, health and fitness and relationships. When she's not trying out new skincare products, you'll find her taking a cycling class, doing yoga, reading in the park, or trying a new recipe.

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