White Spots On Nails: Do you have white spots on your nails? Just like you have this problem!

White Spots On Nails: Do you have white spots on your nails?  Just like you have this problem!

Do you also have white spots and scratches on your fingernails? Do you know why they are coming? It is thought that this happens when there is a deficiency of any vitamin in the body. But very few know what it is. Some people think that white spots on nails are caused by calcium deficiency. But it is not the same. Nutritionists say that the same thing happens with zinc deficiency. Zinc is very important for the body. An essential mineral for the heart, bones and lungs.

Zinc is the second most abundant trace mineral in our body after iron. Zinc is essential for physiological functions such as protein production, cell growth, DNA synthesis, immunity, enzyme function. That is why it is called a wonderful mineral. Zinc works wonders in curing chronic health problems. About 73 percent of Indians suffer from protein malnutrition. Zinc deficiency is more common among them. Zinc deficiency is very difficult to detect.

If you have these symptoms, you may be suffering from zinc deficiency

☀Inability to sleep for long periods of time

☀Immune system is weak.

☀Decreased sex drive

☀Easy weight gain

☀Bleeding teeth and gums

☀Wrinkles on hands, face< /p>

☀Macular Degeneration‌

Zinc Rich Foods

☀ Oyster

☀ Crabs, Lobsters


☀ Meat

☀ Mushrooms

☀ Greens like spinach, broccoli, kale

☀ Garlic

☀ Like beans Legumes

☀ Nuts like pine, chia, pumpkin

☀ Whole grains like brown rice, oats, quinoa

☀ Corn flakes, muesli

☀ Dairy products

☀ Dark chocolate

Can zinc supplements be taken?

Zinc supplements can be taken to overcome this deficiency. Different types of zinc supplements are available in the market like zinc gluconate, zinc sulfate, zinc citrate. But they should be taken only after consulting a doctor. Some people take zinc supplements without any health problems. But some people experience side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach ache.

Precautions to be taken while taking zinc supplements

Intake of excess zinc interferes with the absorption of copper and iron. causes Causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Adults taking more than 40 milligrams of zinc supplements per day may experience fever, cough, headache, fatigue, and the flu. Not only that, but zinc supplements can interfere with the metabolism of antibiotics.  

Note: Information collected from various studies, researches and health journals is provided here as usual for your understanding. This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. If you have any doubts regarding health, you should definitely consult a doctor. For the items mentioned in this article, “ABP Country”, ‘ABP Network’ Note that no liability is assumed.

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