A well-balanced and nutritious diet has multifarious benefits, while a diet lacking in nutrients might cause a variety of unpleasant symptoms.
These symptoms indicate potential nutritional deficiencies in your body. Recognizing them at an early stage can help you adjust your diet accordingly.
Here are the most common signs of nutritional deficiency:
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, an average person loses up to 100 strands of hair every day. And that’s perfectly normal!
However, when hair loss is sudden or at a young age could also be a sign of certain nutrient deficiencies. Its most common non-hereditary causes are:
• Low Thyroid function
• Iron Deficiency
Even a variety of vitamins, including vitamins A, C, D, and E – have a hand in hair and scalp health.
Just as we are unable to construct a house without the building blocks or foundation, the body cannot make new tissues without an adequate supply of nutrients.
In fact, insufficient nutrition is, by far, the most ignored reason why wounds do not heal quickly.
So, get more citrus fruits, bell peppers in your diet and talk to your doctor about supplements.
Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia)
Arrhythmia is a heart disorder that occurs when the heart is beating too quickly or too slowly or is following an irregular rhythm.
Although this problem is associated with heart disease, the underlying cause may be a calcium deficiency. It might also be triggered by a low intake of OMEGA-3 fatty acids and essential vitamins.
Poor Night Vision
A nutrient-deficient diet can sometimes lead to vision problems.
For example, low intake of vitamin A and zinc are often linked to a condition known as night blindness (nyctalopia), which lowers people’s ability to see in dim light or darkness. Driving at night can be challenging or familiar landmarks are not clearly visible for people suffering from nyctalopia.
Vitamin A is found in carrots and leafy vegetables, while beef, poultry, beans, and nuts are rich sources of zinc.
Canker sores are small and shallow lesions that develop on the soft tissues in your mouth or at the base of your gums.
It has been noted in several studies that canker sores are generally caused when there is a deficiency of folic acid, zinc, or iron in the human body.
In some cases, deficiency of calcium can also cause canker sores.