View Full Version : Gelatin, Fingernails, Pineapple.

Mr. Cynical
05-30-2002, 08:03 PM
I have been told in the past that products containing gelatin strengthen fingernails.

I know that pineapple in jello keeps the gelatin from setting.

Is pineapple, by extension, therefore bad for the fingernails?

05-30-2002, 09:46 PM
Only if you put it directly on the fingernails.

05-30-2002, 10:08 PM
Gelatin, Fingernails, Pineapple.

"What are the three things the Baskin Robbin's prostitute charges extra for?"

Duck Duck Goose
05-30-2002, 11:04 PM



Will gelatin make fingernails stronger?

No again. Fingernails are mainly dead protein that get their strength from sulfur in amino acids. Gelatin doesn't contain these amino acids.

Source: The American Dietetic Association's Media Source, January 1999.

Mr. Cynical
05-31-2002, 02:29 AM
Perfecto! Thank you, DDG. This is, unfortunately, the kind of thing that runs through my head whilst sitting at traffic lights.

Myron Van Horowitzski
05-31-2002, 11:05 AM
And by the way, it's only fresh pineapple that won't set. Canned pineapple works just fine.