We always admire film stars for their looks and whatever they follow for their looks; we also tend to follow the same. This is in our habit to search solution of the problems like dull skin, wrinkles, hair fall and brittle nails. Research studies indicate that there are various factors responsible for these problems such as hereditary factors, unbalanced diet, poor water intake and pollution. Sound nutrition is the secret of glowing skin, vibrant hair and thick nails or in other words optimal intake of nutrients function as fuel for beauty and protects us from damaging effects of pollution. We require variety of nutrients such as proteins, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants with generous intake of water to deal with following problems:
Skin problems may be painful, itchy, inflamed, dried, flakey or cystic. Some of the key factors responsible for skin problems are protein deficient diet, harmful UV rays, stress & lack of sleep and poor hygiene. Studies show that Nutrients such as Protein, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin A, B complex, Selenium, Copper, Zinc, Fish Oil and Alpha lipoic acid are helpful to improve skin health.
There are some common symptoms associated with poor hair health such as thin & brittle hair, excessive hair fall, poor hair color and gray hair. Various factors are responsible for poor hair health such as hormonal problems, chemical treatment to hair, scalp infection, stress and poor nutrition. Our body needs nutrients such as protein and variety of vitamins & minerals such as B Vitamins (specially Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, Folic acid and Vitamin B12), Iron, Iodine, Zinc and Copper in order to keep our hair healthy.
Nail problems are associated with color, shape, texture and poor thickness of the fingernails or toe-nails. Factors such as Malnutrition, Iron deficiency, Infections and medications such as chemotherapy medicines and some antibiotics are responsible for poor nails. B Vitamins especially Biotin is found helpful in growth and thickness of Nails.