- White spots
White spots appear on the nails because of zinc deficiency in the body. Eat more pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, peas and red meat.
- Soft nails with curl upward
These types of nails are a result of iron deficiency. You need to take 325mg of iron sulfate 3 times a day.
- Yellow nails
Yellow nails are a result of vitamin E deficiency. Eat more sweet potatoes, hazelnuts, almonds, peanuts and wheat germ oil as natural sources of vitamin E or add vitamin E supplements in your diet.