An Australian nutritionist has revealed how changes in your fingernails can signal underlying health problems.
Fiona Tuck, from Sydney, said the nails are usually reflective of what the body is experiencing internally, but may take weeks or even months to show up.
‘Nail health can tell us whether an individual is lacking certain nutrients, such as iron or zinc, whether something more severe is occurring or if external factors have damaged the nail itself,’ Fiona told Daily Mail Australia.
‘It’s important to consider all the possibilities and look at all the fingernails, not just one and not the toenails.’
White spots or lines
Many people will often experience white spots on the nails, which is usually an indication of a zinc or calcium deficiency.
‘These will look