Pumpkins and squash blamed for women's hair loss

The moral of the story is don’t eat bitter vegetables
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The humble pumpkin and the seemingly innocuous squash may have a more sinister side, according to a French researcher who says both can cause significant hair loss.

Writing in JAMA, Dr Philippe Assouly cites a couple of case studies that he says leave little doubt the vegetables caused two women to lose their hair.