Do you have acne, or bad breath, or any other problems such as dandruff? Do you suffer from hangnails or cracked lips? Did you know that these problems and some other could be the result of Vitamin or other nutrient deficiency? Our bodies need quite a number of nutrients to function properly and to keep the owner healthy. Fortunately, most of these nutrients are present in various fresh foods.

Here we present some such disorders and the easy ways to overcome them.

Acne

acneA common teenage disorder, often attributed to hormones could also be the result of deficiencies in your body of vitamin A, B6, B2, and C. You could get results by adding the following to your diet.

  1. Asparagus
  2. Avocado
  3. Bell peppers
  4. Carrots
  5. Cucumbers

You should eat plenty of citrus fruits for vitamin C, and also consider taking multivitamin supplements.

Bad Breath

Bad BreathIf you suffer from halitosis in spite of meticulous mouth hygiene, you could be be deficient in vitamin B6, magnesium and zinc. To remedy that have:

  1. Fish
  2. Potatoes
  3. Bananas
  4. Oysters
  5. Pumpkin Seeds

And perhaps consult your physician for medicines or supplements.

Cracked Lips

Cracked lipsA fairly painful condition, if you see it happening all the year round, you may be needing vitamin B6, B12 and folic acid. Foods such as:

  1. Citrus fruit
  2. Green Leafy Vegetables
  3. Eggs
  4. Meat
  5. Milk

ought to help. Again a supplement may be necessary.

Dandruff

DandruffAn uncomfortable and embarrassing conditions arising from dryness of the scalp and can cause itching. You could be suffering from a lack of vitamin B2, B6, zinc, magnesium and biotin. To make up for this, have:

  1. Low fat roast beef
  2. Dark chocolate
  3. Peanuts
  4. Carrots
  5. Eggs
  6. Bran
  7. Nuts
  8. Fish
  9. Beans

Along with the change to your diet you can also use special soaps and shampoos that are available for some symptomatic help.

Hangnails

HangnailsHangnails can be very annoying and painful as well as somewhat embarrassing. You may not be getting enough protein, vitamin C and folic acid in your diet. These foods will help:

  1. Citrus fruits
  2. Leafy green vegetables
  3. Red meat
  4. Poultry
  5. Peanut butter

Again, supplements may be necessary, but consult your doctor first.

Dry Skin

Dry SkinOne of the main causes of dry skin is drinking too little water. However, another reason could be a deficiency in vitamin A and C. Foods that will help you overcome this deficit are:

  1. Kale
  2. Bell peppers (mainly red)
  3. Carrots
  4. Romaine lettuce
  5. Cabbage
  6. Spinach
  7. Apricots
  8. Grapefruit
  9. Oranges
  10. Plums

Your diet should include these food and you may also need a supplement.

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s FootThis is a fungal infection. If you find yourself a perpetual victim to this, it may not be for the usual reasons. A deficit of vitamin A could be the reason. Vitamin A rich foods include:

  1. Leafy green vegetables
  2. Carrots
  3. Butternut squash
  4. Liver

As always, a daily supplement may be needed.

Jaundice

JaundiceThe most common cause of jaundice is a Hepatitis infection. This can be a very serious condition and you must consult a doctor first. Jaundice symptoms could also be an indication of deficiency in vitamins A, C, E, B12, B6, Lecithin, magnesium, and zinc. Best ways to combat this is plenty of outdoors time and a multivitamin supplement as prescribed by your doctor.

Pale Skin

Pale skinIf your skin is unduly pale, it will usually be because you are not spending enough time outdoors. But it could also indicate a lack of vitamin b6, iron, biotin and folic acid.

Sensitivity to Light

Sensitivity to lightOne reason for sensitivity to light could be contact lenses which man of us wear these days. Another more serious reason could be a lack of vitamins A and B2 in your diet. The best way in this case is to take a supplement, under your physician’s supervision, of course, and to wear sunglasses whenever you are outside, even in cloudy weather.

Many of the above are very common problems, given our diet of processed and fast foods. So if you have any or several of these issues, do consult a doctor and follow our advice.

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