Your nails can indicate whether you are anaemic, eating too much junk food or getting enough calcium in your system.
Dr Oz says, “A healthy, balanced diet can benefit your nails as well as the rest of your body. If you don't get the nutrients your body needs, your nails might reflect it. Certain nail conditions, such as horizontal ridges across your nails or brittle nails, can result from a deficiency in an important vitamin or mineral.” The acclaimed doctor recommends checking out your local dermatologist if you're worried and asking them about trying a biotin supplement.
So how can we get our diets up to scratch to ensure excellent nail growth? What type of foods and nutrients do we need to stock up on to have long-lasting beautiful nails.
Although eating certain foods and taking vitamins will not provide a quick-fix for your nails, it will help contribute to nail health when combined with proper care and maintenance, such as cleaning and moisturising.
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