Protein deficiency is another reason of hair loss when you are following a keto diet. Keto diet is protein-rich and most often it is observed that people do not take enough protein. A classic ketogenic diet, which was developed for the management of epilepsy and neurological disease, is mostly protein-restricted. The appetite of most of the women is regulated and they do not have organic hunger, as a result, they under eat protein. A dramatic decline in protein intake can cause malnourishment, which can lead to hair loss. Protein and vitamin deficiency, especially biotin (a water-soluble B-vitamin), are the two main nutrient deficiencies that lead to hair loss when following a keto diet. To prevent hair loss, eat adequate amounts of both protein and biotin.
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