Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Foods That Cause Body Odor And Bad Breath

Body odor and bad breath is a problem that often affects a person's self-confidence. Many things affect the onset of body odor such as diet, gender, occupation, mood, genetics and medicine. Deodorant may be effective enough to cover the odor of the body, but most experts think the use of deodorant can be a bad influence too often. Changes in dietary pattern seems to be an alternative for you to reduce bad body odor.

1. Spices
Spices with a strong aroma when ingested will generally produce sulfur gas is absorbed by the blood and eliminated through the lungs and skin pores. This causes bad breath and body odor. Examples of these foods are garlic, onion, and curry.
2. Red Meat
It took a long time to digest red meat. When undigested food, toxins and release foul-smelling gas that is the cause of the smell of sweat. A study published in the Chemical conclude, women judge a man who does not eat meat more fun, more interesting, and less prone to body odor than men who eat meat.
3. Alcohol & Caffeine
Although consuming alcohol and caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate, soda, etc.) has become a habit, by limiting the drink, your body will feel more fresh and odorless.
4. Processed Foods & Junk Food
Consumption of processed food that is too much salt / sugar, flour, hydrogenated oils, and so forth, will tend to rot in the stomach, thus producing unwanted breath and body odor.
5. Low-carb
Cutting the carbs cause excess intake of protein rich foods. It can help burn fat in the body. However, this process releases ketones into your bloodstream that makes your sweat smell bad.
6. Dairy Products
Dairy products are also rich in protein, which when broken down in your stomach, causing hydrogen sulfide and methyl mercaptan odor triggers.
7. Choline
Choline-rich foods provide can make your sweat smell like fish. Some people, who can not digest these foods easily, smells fishy. Examples of such foods are eggs, liver, fish, and nuts.
8. Fried foods
Fats and oils in fried foods and fatty foods become rancid over time, and can lead to poor digestion. It also causes bad body odor.
9. Tobacco
Cigarette smoke is mixed with other elements and out through the sweat glands will cause odor characteristics. Even after quitting smoking, the smell will stay in your body within weeks.
10. Trimethylamine
Some people have a genetic disorder known as trimethylaminuria. In this condition, the body is unable to break down amino acids, trimethylamine, which again produces fishy body odor. There are many foods that contain amino acids, such as seafood, fish oils, eggs, liver, milk, nuts, soy products, broccoli.

To prevent body odor, there are several ways you can do them : drinking water
a lot of white, the consumption of foods containing fiber, fruits and low choline (apples, strawberries, oranges, grapes, tomatoes, pineapple, banana and watermelon). If you could change your diet, do not need to worry about body odor that had been stalking you. In addition, you also no longer need to spend lots of money to buy deodorant.


Steven Jefferies said...

Great article, as a former athlete I have a high protein diet to compensate for low carbs and fats so that was great insight! I found out some things that could kill your teeth and gums that also could cause decay and bad breath.

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