Hair can reveal diet secrets
EATING disorders can be diagnosed by analysing HAIR.
Experts can predict with 80 per cent accuracy if someone has anorexia or bulimia by studying five strands.
Boffins at Brigham Young University in Utah, US, said the pattern of carbon and nitrogen molecules in hair changes with diet.
Hair is a chemical diary of what we eat, and when.
Dr Kent Hatch, whose findings were published yesterday, said the test was objective and removed a GPs reliance on his patients honesty.