Is your body trying to tell you something?
Almost 50% of children in India, below 5 years of age are undernourished, 51.4% of women of reproductive age are anaemic. In one of the recent global hunger Index, India is being ranked 102 out of 117. There are multiple dimensions of malnutrition which include micronutrient deficiency, calorific deficiency, and Protein Deficiency/ hunger. Inadequate amounts of Nutrient for a continued time cause your body to develop adverse symptoms.
Some of the common symptoms, listed below along with suggested food to overcome particular micronutrient deficiency. A proper and healthy diet can defiantly help you overcome these deficiencies and lead you to a healthy life.
Muscle Aches, Cramps and Extreme Fatigue
These are the symptoms, along with some other symptoms like pain in the thighs, arms, OR numbness in hands, feet, and mouth. Skin becoming dry and itchy, Dental Problems, pain in bones, or related issues indicates the deficiency of Calcium in the body. Focus more on including Green, Leafy Vegetables, Fortified unsweetened Soya, Rice, Sesame Seeds, Pulses, Chia Seeds, and Almonds in your daily meals.
Sick of cracks in the corners of your mouth?
Studies reveal that patients with mouth ulcers tend to have low iron levels. Others suggest that deficiencies in thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), and pyridoxine (vitamin B6) causes mouth ulcers. It is highly suggested to have legumes, dark leafy greens, nuts, seeds, and whole grains.
Bad Brushing leads to bleeding gums, but another reason for the same is a deficiency of vitamin C. easiest way out is to opt for fresh fruits and vegetables.
A nutrient-poor diet is bound to reflect vision problems. Especially Vitamin A, which produces rhodopsin that facilitates retinas of the eyes to see at night. Increasing intake of Dairy, dark leafy greens and yellow-orange colored vegetables will help you avoid the problems of poor night visions and white growth on your eyes.
It is hard to believe that 42% of infants and 50% of adults suffer from dandruff. Poor consumption levels of zinc, niacin (vitamin B3), riboflavin (vitamin B2), and pyridoxine (vitamin B6) tend to cause Stubborn dandruff and scaly patches on the scalp, eyebrows, ears, eyelids, and chest. Including whole grains, legumes, green vegetables, starchy vegetables, nuts, and seeds will be a great help.
Tired of Brittle hair and nails?
Vitamin B7 helps the body convert food into energy. A deficiency in biotin or B7 is rare but it causes thinning, or splitting hair and nails it can also cause chronic fatigue, muscle pain, cramps, and tingling in the hands and feet. Try to be high on foods like dairy, nuts, seeds, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, sweet potatoes, yeast, whole grains, and bananas
Ignoring these signs can sometimes lead to grave problems. It is very vital and urgent that we feed our body with the right nutrients. Everybody has unique nutrient requirements and you need to discover your needs and Planmeal will help you find out what your body requires. Not only this it will also help you plan your diet with foods that best suit you.
- December 03, 2020 At 02:10 AM