But, if any of these processes is disrupted, the human body sends signals, to tell us that things are not running as they are supposed to.
Unfortunately, very often we ignore these signs.
Here is a list of the top 10 signals that you mustn’t neglect:
1. Bleeding gums
A typical sign of Vitamin C deficiency is bleeding gums. If your body sends you this sign, you should consume vegetables, fruits, and garlic.
2. Dry skin on the elbows
If you notice that you have dry skin on your elbows, it means that you have Vitamin A and vitamin C deficiency. So, you should consume more vegetables and fruits, especially oranges, carrots, apricots, and pumpkin.
3. Brittle hair and nails
Brittle hair and nails mean that you have calcium and vitamin D deficiency. In this case, you should consume more calcium- rich foods and vitamin D-rich foods, such as milk, wheat germ, potatoes, and legumes.
4. Dry skin
A sign of vitamin D deficiency is dry skin. To increase your vitamin E levels, you should eat more vegetable oils, nuts, and oily fish.
5. Poor sleep, irritability, leg cramps
Signs of potassium and magnesium deficiency are poor sleep, leg cramps, and irritability. To boost your magnesium levels, you should consume more linseed, sunflower, almond, and nuts.
To increase your potassium levels, you should consume more chard, spinach, kale, and other green leafy veggies. Both potassium and magnesium can be found in plums, red beets, and apricots.
6. Desire for sour food
Craving for sour foods means that the body needs an additional stimulation of the gallbladder and liver. So, consume more cranberries and lemons.
7. Increased desire for seafood
If you are longing a lot of seafood, it means that you are iodine deficient.
8. Desire for raw foods
Signs for gastritis and liver issues are needs for raw foods.
9. Sweet cravings
A sign that your body needs glucose as a source of energy is nervous exhaustion. So, consume honey or dark chocolate.
10. Cravings for salty food
These cravings are a sign of inflammation or infection in the body, especially in the urogenital system.