Common Signs Of Nutrient Deficiency

Our body cries for attention in different ways, especially if our food doesn’t provide it sufficient nutrition. But how to recognise, when you aren’t meeting your body’s needs?

Let’s take a look at those common Signs Of Nutrient Deficiency :

Poor night vision

Vitamin A, known as retinol, is essential for promoting good vision and overall eye health. Too little vitamin A can cause night vision problems, crusty eyelids in the morning, recurrent infections and photophobia (eye discomfort in the sun.)

Sores or discoloration of your tongue

The tongue is an essential organ that shows us many signs of the state of our health. Water-soluble B-vitamins are essential for the health of the mouth and tongue. Unfortunately, the body doesn’t store them, so we have to constantly replenish them.

Weak, spotted or rigged nails

These are common signs of a deficiency in zinc, an important trace mineral needed for the proper function of the immune system. Zinc also serves an important role in cell division and growth

Muscle fatigue and bone pain

Vitamin D is not only a vitamin but a hormone that tells your bones how much calcium to store and release. Not enough vitamin D and your bones become weak, but also, you can have muscle pain and fatigue as well.

Frequent cramps in your lower legs or ‘Restless Leg’

Vitamin D is not only a vitamin but a hormone that tells your bones how much calcium to store and release. Not enough vitamin D and your bones become weak, but also, too much calcium can reside in your bloodstream.

Weakness, Fatigue and Breathlessness

Vitamin B 12 deficiency Causes Weakness, heart palpation, tiredness, or lightheadedness. Symptoms are rare but can include fatigue, breathlessness, numbness, poor balance and memory trouble.

Always remember, “Your health should always be your priority, not your weight. The key to a healthy body lies in healthy lifestyle not some fad diet. “

-Apurva

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