TAKING THE MYSTERY OUT OF HEALTHY FINGERNAILS.
Fingernails come in handy when you have an itch to scratch.
But you may not know very much about them.
This tough and hardy tissue protects your fingers and toes.
Nails help you grip and manipulate small objects.
Imagine peeling an orange or unwrapping a gift without them.
But what makes for healthy fingernails?
Nails are very useful, but a bit mysterious.
These curious clutches can give you valuable information about your health and nutritional status.
Signs from your fingernails can alert you to nutrient deficiency and tell you when your diet is top notch.
Healthy fingernails reflect a healthy body. Look closely at your claws to see what your body is telling you.
Solving the mystery starts with anatomy.
Your fingernails have been growing since before you were born.
And they’ll be with you throughout your entire life.
But fingernails are more than meets the eye.
They are a complex hybrid of the cells and protein that constitute skin and hair
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