Nails - Health and Disease

Rating : 12345
Rate This Article : 1 2 3 4 5
G J 4
A -A +

Vitamins and other Nutrients for Nails

Vitamin A helps to grow healthy nails. Garlic is known to improve blood flow to the nail beds. A healthy balanced diet gift healthy nails.

A healthy balanced diet is the essential for healthy nails.

Vitamin A helps to grow healthy nails. Avoid excessive amounts of alcohol and caffeine as they may diminish amount of vitamin A in the body.

Vitamin B deficiency may lead to fragile nails. Lack of folic acid also causes unhealthy nails.

Vitamin C is a must for overall health, and its deficiency is associated with deformed nails.

Important minerals for healthy nails are: calcium, iron, iodine, magnesium and zinc

Omega-3 oils and Omega-6 oils are vital for nail health

Acidophilus fights fungal infections

Garlic is known to improve blood flow to the nail beds. Similar effect is also brought by Ginkgo biloba

Here is a list of foods for healthy nails:

Yeast extract, salmon, mackerel and sardines, nuts and seeds, whole grains, green leafy vegetables, fresh or dried fruit, chicken, eggs, seaweed.

You May Also Like

View All

Show More Related Topics y


Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions

Ask an Expert

If you have a question about health related issues, you can now post it in our Ask An Expert section on our community website and get answers from our panel of experts.