Problems with the skin and hair can indicate protein deficiencies. Skin, hair, and even nails are essentially made up of proteins. Without optimum protein intake, these features are likely to suffer. The skin may flake and show signs of splitting. Brittle nails, hair loss, and faded hair color are also signs of a protein deficiency.
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