Healthy nails are strong and pinkish in color due to the tiny blood vessels that feed each nailbed. The nail plate (the part of the nail that we can see) is made of keratin, the same protein that your hair is made from.
Your fingernails can be an indicator of overall health, with one aspect being hydration. A quick examination of your fingernails can reveal whether you need to drink more water!
Are Your Nails Dehydrated?
Ever worry that your fingernails are becoming brittle?
Take a look – are they showing any symptoms of dehydration?
Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 30, 2018 11:10 am
Think you don’t scare easily? Fearless about drinking water out of plastic bottles or the tap? Well, prepare to be afraid… we have some shockingly true stories about tap and bottled water that are the stuff of nightmares!
Frightening Fact #1: The Terrifying Truth About Tap Water
Who needs “made-up” spooky stories when you can open a newspaper or switch on the TV to hear about the cities, towns, and schools that have some seriously scary stuff lurking in the water?
Frightening Fact #2: The Petrifying Plastic Horror
It wasn’t until EU countries tried to get rid of plastic that they realized that plastic was …
NFL player-turned-model Keith Carlos has a rare perspective on how important proper hydration is; with a dual career at the very top of a physically challenging sport and modeling that is aesthetically demanding.
The molecular hydrogen (H2) found in Tyent’s alkaline water (better known as hydrogen water) is vital for efficient hydration and fast …
For residents of San Cristóbal de las Casas, a southeastern state of Chiapas in Mexico, soda isn’t an occasional drink; soda is their main source of hydration!
Soda Linked to Diabetes?
Due to decreasing rainfall, poor local infrastructure and (crucially) a huge Coca-Cola plant on the outskirts of San Cristóbal de las Casas that has a license to draw thousands of gallons of water every day from the local water reserves, locals end up drinking soda instead of water.
The presence and effect of the Coca-Cola plant is the subject of heated and emotional debate, but what’s also startling is how a daily diet that consists mainly of …
We’d like to give a warm, hearty welcome to our special guest blogger, Lori Shemek, Ph.D.!Dr. Loriis a nutrition and weight loss expert who specializes in weight loss resistance, and she is the bestselling author of How to Fight FATflammation! and Fire Up Your Fat Burn! To learn more about Dr. Lori – visit her website!
Free weight loss advice from top-selling author Dr. Lori Shemek…
Are you constantly going on and off a diet to try and shed those stubborn pounds – only to leave you frustrated every time? You are not alone!
More than 68% of the American population is overweight or obese – and yo-yo dieting has something to do with it.