- Unexplained desire for sweets
If you always want to eat something sweet it means that your nervous system is probably exhausted and you need a high power snack – glucose. Don’t rush to eat too much cookies or ice cream. Instead, whenever you feel the need for sweets, take some honey or dark chocolate to avoid problems in the gastrointestinal tract and gaining undesired weight.
- Dry skin
When your skin is dry, it is a sign that your body lacks vitamin E. Help your body to receive the necessary vitamin E intake, include nuts oily, fish and vegetable oils in your diet.
- Brittle hair and nails
These symptoms show that your body lacks vitamin B and calcium. In this case, you should start consuming more bread from sprouted grains, whole grains, milk, potatoes, and legumes.
- Increased desire for salt
Wanting to eat salty foods frequently means that there is some infection or inflammation going on into your body. Urinary or the genital systems are most probably affected by these disorders.
- Your gums are bleeding
If you notice that your gums are bleeding whenever you wash your teeth it may be a sign that your body lacks vitamin C. Compensate this vitamin by consuming garlic, vegetables and fruits.
- Desire for sour food
This type of food is necessary for triggering the liver and the gall bladder, so the increased desire for sour food may indicate issues with these organs. Consuming more lemons and cranberries may help you with this problem.
- Irritability, sleep problems and leg cramps
These three symptoms indicate that your body lacks magnesium and potassium. You can solve this deficiency by eating green leafy vegetables, such as spinach, kale, and chard, as well as nuts, such as almonds, sunflower seeds, and linseeds. Dried apricots, plums and red beet are also beneficial when you have this problem.
- Dry skin on the elbows
In this case your body lacks the vitamins A and C. You should improve this by consuming more fruits and vegetables, especially carrots, oranges, apricots, and pumpkin.
- The need to eat more raw foods
When you feel the desire for raw foods you may have gastritis or liver problems. By consuming raw foods you will ease the cramps and calm your stomach.
- Wanting to eat a lot of seafood
The increased desire for seafood is a sign that your body needs more iodine.