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Why Do Humans Have Toenails and Fingernails?

What are some theories About the Existence of Toenails and Fingernails

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A lot of theories have already been formulated to explain the existence of finger and toenails in a human’s body. Most of them go back to our origins stating that we have these features because some animals have them too. However, regardless of these theories, toe and fingernails remain essential in our day to day living.

They exist maybe because we certainly need them in our lives. Without these features, there are a lot of foods that we can’t eat and there are various things that we can’t do.

If you are still doubtful of the importance of these nails, then try placing a tape over them for 24 hours or extremely cutting them. Let’s see if you still feel complete and if you can even thoroughly scratch your scalp when you take a bath.

Nevertheless, according to one theory, toe and fingernails are there to maintain the condition of sensitive nail beds. However, this explanation is not widely accepted by the world of science because nail beds actually become more durable without the presence of nails above them and the reason why they are sensitive is because they got used to the nails’ protection.

Now, how do you make your toe and fingernails stronger? Well, you just have to make sure that you eat foods containing keratin which is essential in the production of nails. Gelatin is one type of food that can give all the nutrients needed by those parts of your body but don’t eat too much of this delicious treat.

Also, you need to make sure that your nails are thoroughly clean at all times. You must properly maintain their condition by going to a salon to have them scrubbed, trimmed and beautified.

Your nails can help you give a good impression to someone. Thus, take care of them like all the parts of your body.

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