Millions of proceses are happening simultaneously in the human body, and when some of the body funcions is interupted, the body is sending certain signals to us. But often we ignore these signals. So it’s very important to learn how to recognize the signals in order to prevent further complications. Here are some of the most imporatnt signs that the body is sending to you and that you mustn’t ignore.
1. Poor sleep, irritability, leg cramps
These signs are indicating magnesium and potassium deficiency. Foods rich in magnesium are nuts, like linseed, sunflower, and almonds.
On the other hand, for increasing the amount of potassium in the body, you should regularly consume green leafy vegetables, like kale, spinach, chard. Also you can find these trace elements in plums, red beet, and apricots.
2. Cravings for salty food
This is a sign of an inflammation or infection in the body, in particular, in the urogenital system.
3. Dry skin
It indicates that your body lacks vitamin e, so you should take more vegetable oils, oily fish and nuts.
4. Sweet cravings
When you have an increased desire for sweets, you may suffer from a nervous exhaustion, so your body needs glucose in order to supply energy. In order to prevent gastrointestinal issues, you can consume honey or dark chocolate.
5. Bleeding gums
This indicates that you lack vitamin c. If you have this sign you should drink plenty of tea, and consume more fruits, vegetables, and garlic.
6. Desire for raw foods
This is a sign of liver issues or gastritis. Thus, raw foods soothe the stomach and reduce cramps.
7. Dry skin on the elbows
This is a clear symptom of vitamin A and C deficiency. You should consume more fruits and vegetables, especially oranges, carrots, apricots, and pumpkin.
8. Increased desire for seafood
In this case, your body probably lacks iodine.
9. Desire for sour food
This is a sign that your body requires sour food in order to stimulate the gallbladder and the liver. Therefore, you should consume cranberries and lemons more.
10. Brittle hair and nails
This is a sign that your body is lack of calcium and vitamin b, so you should include more milk, potatoes, legumes, whole grains and wheat germ in your diet.