There are certain foods you eat that can make your body smell and regardless of how much you splash on your favorite cologne or perfume, the smell still refuses to go. If you are very self-conscious about the way you smell so as not to ruin your get-together with friends and family, date or interview, here are 10 foods you may just have to avoid.
1. Garlic – Despite its many health benefits, garlic is generally reputed for causing bad breath. Unfortunately, it’s smell does not easily fade away so easily as it lasts for up to 72 hours.
2. Onions – Like garlic, a nasty onion smell can linger in your breath for a long time. You can have bad breath and a foul body odor by eating raw onions.
3. Red Meat – Along with foul body odor, red meat can result in bad breath and several other health problems.
4. Asparagus – Asparagus contains two sulfur compounds – methanethiol and thioesters – that can cause body odor since they break down into smelly chemical components.
5. Cruciferous Vegetables – After digestion, these vegetables can intensify your body odor because they contain sulfur.
6. Alcohol – Excess consumption of alcoholic drinks can cause body odor and bad breath.
7. Fish Oil Supplements – Several fish oil supplements can cause a fishy body odor because they contain impurities.
8. Fenugreek – Fenugreek is a spicy herb that can bring about a noticeable effect on the tang of your urine.
9. Coffee – Like alcohol, coffee can make your urine smell awful due to its ability to trigger a diuretic effect.
10. Cumin – When consumed excessively, this strong spice can cause your pores to secrete an awful odor after a few days.
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