Saturday, 30 January 2016

More Signs You May Have Vitamin Deficiency (And You Don’t Even Know It)


1. Mouth cracking at corners

Your body lacks Vitamin B (specifically B2, B3, and B12,) zinc, and/or iron.
You should eat more salmon, eggs, tuna, clams, and more seafood to give your body a boost. Vegetarians can eat lentils, legumes, peanuts, dried tomatoes, sesame, and chard.
An important note: Vitamin C should be taken with iron in order to boost effectiveness. Vitamin C sources include broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, red pepper, etc.

2. Rashes on skin and hair loss

Your body lacks zinc, Vitamin B7, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K.
You should eat more dried fruit, pumpkin seeds, whole grains, dairy products, avocados, button mushrooms, raspberries, and bananas.
An important note: Vitamin B7 levels are sometimes affected negatively by eating a lot of eggs. The protein in eggs keeps this vitamin from being absorbed.

3. Acne on cheeks, arms, and upper legs

Your body lacks Vitamin A and Vitamin D.
You should eat less saturated and trans fats.
You should eat more fish, flax seeds, dried fruits, almonds, walnuts, carrots, sweet potatoes, and red peppers.
An important note: sometimes people find the acne to be so painful that they have to pop the small bumps—avoid this.

4. Burning, itching, and numbness in extremities

Your body lacks Vitamin B (B6, B9, and B12).
You should eat more asparagus, spinach, green veggies, legumes, eggs, and seafood.
An important note: shortages of these vitamins can affect the nerve endings in skin. Additionally, depression, fatigue, exhaustion, anemia, and hormonal imbalances are caused by this same deficiency.

5. Cramps and pains in feet/legs

Your body lacks potassium, calcium, magnesium, and Vitamin B.
You should eat more bananas, hazelnuts, almonds, pumpkin, cherries, apples, broccoli, grapefruit, cabbage, dandelion, and spinach.
An important note: these levels are affected when a new exercise regimen is started. The sweating allows the water-soluble vitamin levels to drop. Don’t stop working out. Instead, eat more of the recommended foods.

Specific Vitamin Deficiency Symptoms

Vitamin A Deficiency Symptoms
  • Fatigue
  • Poor night vision
  • Bad skin
  • Bad teeth and bleeding gums
Vitamin B Deficiency Symptoms
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle weakness
  • Depression, with or without irritability
  • Weight loss
  • Heart and digestive tract issues
  • Eye irritation
  • Oily skin
  • Fistula in oral cavity
  • Rashes and inflammation
  • Headaches
  • Low energy
  • Bad breath
  • Anxiety
  • Ulcers, intestinal issues, and low appetite
  • Burning in legs and feet
  • Cramping
  • Fatigue
  • Unusual heart beat
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Skin issues
  • Hair loss
  • Cramping
  • Fluid retention
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Depression and/or anxiety
  • Appetite loss
  • Inflammation in mouth
  • Hormonal imbalance
Vitamin C Deficiency Symptoms
  • Slow healing of wounds and fractures
  • Bleeding from nose and gums
  • Aching and enlarged joints
  • Indigestion
  • Anemia and bruising
Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms
  • Weak bones
  • Rickets
  • Tooth decay
  • Kidney stones
  • Muscle weakness
  • Poor absorption of calcium
Vitamin E Deficiency Symptoms
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Fertility problems
  • Bad reflexes
  • Difficulty moving and maintaining balance

Summary and Recommendations

The affects of some of these deficiencies are far-reaching. If you are concerned about any of your vitamin levels, consulting with your doctor is never a bad idea.
The article linked here will provide you with more information. Additionally, it points out that as our diet moves further away from unprocessed natural foods, our levels of vitamins are depleting. This is why it is best to balance out vitamin levels by eating recommended foods rather than purchasing supplements in pill form.

The 20 most visited cities in the world

pattaya thailandShutterstock/FUNFUNPHOTOPattaya, Thailand, saw 6.4 million international visitors in 2014.
Which cities do travelers love to visit the most?
Euromonitor International recently released its Top City Destinations Ranking, which selects the top 100 cities in the world based in terms of international tourist arrivals in 2014.
Of the top 20, Asia dominated the list, with three different destinations coming from Thailand alone.
The most-visited destinations also included cities in the US, Europe, and the Middle East.
Keep scrolling to the see top 20 cities travelers frequent the most.

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20. Shanghai, China: 6.39 million international visitors

19. Pattaya, Thailand: 6.4 million international visitors

18. Miami, Florida: 7.3 million international visitors

17. Phuket, Thailand: 8.1 million international visitors

16. Guangzhou, China: 8.2 million international visitors

15. Taipei, Taiwan: 8.6 million international visitors

14. Rome, Italy: 8.8 million international visitors

13. Seoul, South Korea: 9.4 million international visitors

12. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 11.4 million international visitors

11. Antalya, Turkey: 11.5 million international visitors

11. Antalya, Turkey: 11.5 million international visitors

10. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 11.6 million international visitors

9. Istanbul, Turkey: 11.9 million international visitors

8. New York, New York: 12.2 million international visitors

8. New York, New York: 12.2 million international visitors

7. Shenzhen, China: 13.1 million international visitors

6. Macau: 14.96 million international visitors

5. Paris, France: 14.97 million international visitors

5. Paris, France: 14.97 million international visitors

4. Bangkok, Thailand: 16.2 million international visitors

4. Bangkok, Thailand: 16.2 million international visitors

3. Singapore: 17.1 million international visitors

2. London, England: 17. 4 million international visitors

1. Hong Kong: 27.8 million international visitors

1. Hong Kong: 27.8 million international visitors