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Nickel, Ni: One Research-Backed Side-Effect

Nickel is classified as a ultratrace mineral.

The average daily exposure is supposed to not pose a threat to our health, but nickel produces more cases of allergic contact dermatitis than all other metals together.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of nickel, ni that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

We also have an article about nickel, ni named What Is Nickel? if you're interested in learning more.

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Research-Backed Side-Effects Of Nickel, Ni

These are some of the potential research-backed side-effects of nickel, ni.

1. Skin Health

Nickel, Ni - Skin Health

About this claim

You are what you eat. What’s going on in the inside shows on the outside. Nutrition is essential in skincare. But there are some nutrients, according to research, that can affect your skin negatively. It might make you lose the elasticity and resilience and make you look older early. Or it might have other side effects like giving rashes or eczema.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 22 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator


I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!