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5 Foods to eat for Healthy Nails

We can give our hands and nails 100 scrubs and oil treatments but what truly makes our hands and nails strong and beautiful is a healthy diet. How we take care of our bodies inside will reflect on our outside and thats why it is so important to maintain a healthy diet filled with fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Today we share our 5 favourite foods to eat for healthy and strong nails which is vital for a beautiful and long-lasting manicure. 

The Kia-Charlotta nail polishes are not vegan by accident. Not at all. At Kia-Charlotta we live a vegan lifestyle and that includes our diet. Amongst many other benefits we have also had the pleasure to experience the positivie health benefits of the vegan diet. Not only do we rarely get sick, our hair and nails have become healthier and stronger. Incorporating a variety of fruits and vegetables into your diet is not only amazing for vegans but for everyone!

5 Foods to eat for Healthy Nails

1. Beans
Beans are rich in protein which is essential for strong hair and nails (hair and nails are mainly made out of protein). Beans (such as soybeans and green beans) are also rich in Biotin which is an essential vitamin associtaed to strong and healthy nails. 

2. Oats 
Oats are rich in many vitamins and minerals but also in macronutrients such a zinc & copper which are essential for shiny and strong nails. 

3. Sunflower Seeds
Sunflower seeds are very rich in magnesium which is essential for our bones health and growth but also for our nails. 

4. Peas
Like beans, peas are also rich in protein and also contain beta-carotin and Vitamin C all amazing to promote helthy hair and nail growth. 

5. Avocado
Avocados are rich in healthy essential fats which which helps absorb nutrients which turn resulty in healthy and strong nails.

In conclusion, eating a variety of whole food, plant based foods is extremely healthy for your nails (and hair) but we hope our five favourites could give you a little nudge to get started.

Lots of Love,

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