Common Symptoms that your body gives when you lack vital nutrients

Our body is such a magnificent machine. When things go wrong it doesn’t really shut off without warning. Instead, it sends us signals letting us know that something needs to be fixed. All we need is to be smart enough to understand those signals. I want to share with you twenty such Signals and Systems watching this video till the end you will have a clear Idea just by looking at your body as to what your body is deficient in and how to fix it easily.

Truth is that most people mindlessly pop multivitamin tablets without knowing what a body is really deficient in. The amazing part is that whenever you are deficient in a particular vitamin or mineral your body gives a whole bunch of signs and signals. Let’s talk about some of the most common Signals and more importantly the natural ways to fix these deficiencies.

Starting with cracking sounds in joints.

knee symptoms

This is a sign of calcium deficiency in the body. Of course you know how important calcium is to maintain strong bones and teeth. Low calcium levels over a period of time can lead to Arthritis.

So how to fix it ?


First Things first, Do not waste your money on calcium tablets. Include milk and milk products along with peanut butter in your diet. However the most effective way to fulfill calcium deficiency is to have a pinch of calcium carbonate in curd on an empty stomach. Eat regularly for 2 to 3 months and it will do what those synthetic calcium tablets can never do. Calcium carbonate commonly known as Chuna can easily be bought from a Pan shop nearby grocery shop

Do your gums bleed while brushing or eating?

mouth symtoms

Or does your tongue often get ulcers and cuts etc. Then you should understand that your body is screaming and telling you that it is deficient in vitamin C. Bleeding gums while brushing teeth is extremely common, even the majority of people ignore body’s is this signal. What is happening in the cellular level is that even your arteries are bleeding. Make sure you act on this immediately. As it can aggravate and lead to more serious issues of the vascular system.

 So how to fix it ?

 With Vitamin C  equal to that in 20 oranges, the best way to fulfill the vitamin C deficiency in the body is to include Amla in your diet. Amla can be consumed throughout the year in the form of juice, powder, pickel, candy etc. Other good sources of Vitamin C includes lemons, guavas, oranges capsicums exactra.

Do you have weak brittle nails or are you suffering from peeling cuticles?

nails symptoms

Is your hair is very rough and dry or are you facing premature hair fall? These are some very clear indications that your body is deficient in biotin.One common reason could be when you regularly start eating raw eggs. Biotin is made by the body using certain friendly bacteria in the gut. Whenever there is an imbalance in the digestive system our body is unable to make biotin due to which the symptoms come up.

 So how to fix it ?

The best way to increase biotin production in the body is to increase gut friendly bacteria and there isn’t a better probiotic food than curd. Have it empty stomach with one teaspoon of jaggery powder to get the maximum benefit. Other good sources include pickles and apple cider vinegar.

Check your nails, do you have any small white spots on them?

If yes then this means that your body is craving for zinc. Zinc deficiency is very common among people who eat cakes, pastries and other sweet made of refined grains. Even though zinc is a trace mineral but it is very important for both men and women this is because zinc is required for male body to produce testosterone. So low zinc means low testosterone levels which may lead to slow beard growth, low muscle mass fatigue and even sexual immaturity. In women especially during pregnancy zinc deficiency may negatively affect the foetus and mother.

 So how to fix it ?

To fulfill zinc, reduce your intake of pastries, increase nuts, seeds, lentils and legumes in your diet.

Let's talk about more about B vitamins

If you have cracked corners of Heels or bloodshot eyes or ulcers or cracking corners of mouth, its vitamin B2 deficiency

If you find horizontal lines on your nails or are you suffering from wandering eyes. It is an indication of Vitamin B1 deficiency.

Some people’s nails turn brown; it shows a lack of B12 deficiency. Then if there is redness around the nose, cheeks and forehead, you need to supply the body with Vitamin B6.

Deficiency of B Vitamins is very common and is linked to the problems of skin hair and the digestive system. People deficient in B vitamins are more prone to body pains, anxiety and depression.The major reason for B vitamin deficiency is poor food choices. Stop excessive eating pizza, burger, Samosa, Pakoda, doughnut, pastry, chips, Kurkure, biscuits, namkeens, Wafers exactra.

So what to eat?

Eat homemade food and the body would take care of the rest.


If you find your face to be pale or the redness of your nails is turning white.

Your lips are losing their colour. then these are the Classic symptoms of low iron and hemoglobin levels in the body.Iron and hemoglobin are interlinked together as iron is essential for the production of blood.

 So how to fix it ?

 The best way to fulfil iron deficiency without doing anything is to start using iron utensils. Beetroot, carrot, permanganate, corn (maize) and apple are very useful in increasing hemoglobin levels.

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