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Diet tips for cracked heels
Cracked heels are extremely typical. They are really painful, ugly, and even very unpleasant - especially to all those who really like sandals. Cracked heels are basically linear cut wounds which usually affect the surface level or epidermis of the heel. Known medically as 'heels fissures', they can result in pain, bleeding and even infection if the cracks extend beyond the epidermis.

It's essential to notice that skin conditions on our feet is generally an indication of additional health problems. Fortunately their are several natural remedies for treating and preventing cracked heels. Most of them happens due to lack of proper food care, majorly caused by dietary deficiency. In particular inadequate Zinc and omega-3-fatty acids.

Zinc rich foods include oyster, chicken, crab, kidney beans, yogurt, and brown rice. Omega-3-fatty acids are largely found in Purslane spice, cold water fish and oils such as flax seed. Other important vitamins and minerals include vitamin E, calcium and iron. Vitamin E can be found in vegetable oils, beans, cereals, whole grain and nuts.

Calcium is found in yogurt, cheese, milk and cereals. Whereas iron can be obtained from meat, sea food, eggs and beans. Along with diet care, proper food care can help prevent cracked heels. Use a pumice natural stone to decrease the dead and dying, hard skin. So keep your foot clean, moist and dirt free.

Some other tips if followed can keep you away from cracked heels like wearing specific size of boots or shoes, moisturize the foot, wash your foot whenever you come back home, use lotions for your foot and walk on green lawns.

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