How Much Do You Know about Body Smell?

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During a hot day, our body will emit some unbearable “gaseous”. Most people think that the bad smell is due to the sweat, actually the “gaseous” released by the body is related to our daily diet. More and more researches have proven that the bad breath or its scientific name, halitosis is determined by the type of foods we consume every day.

The body for the meat eater tends to be acidic as excessive acidic substances are produced during the metabolism. This is followed by a gradual acidification of body fluids and subsequently the parts of body especially the armpit will emit some “rotten fish” smell.

Western people favor in eating more meats until their body sometimes emit a bad smell. You may also find people who eat more cheese and curry to have slightly spicy smell. When someone includes certain foods such as sea foods, onions, garlic, peppers and curry in his diet, his body will also release an unbearable bad smell. These types of foods eliminated the chemical formation of fat and protein substances through the skin pores of our body. Thus, it is better not to eat these foods if you do not want people surround you breathe in the strange smell of your body.

Bad breath also occurs in people who have a medical infection, gum disease, diabetes, kidney failure or a liver malfunction. In the world today, 90 million people suffer from chronic halitosis, or in other words, bad breath. Bad breath originates from the gums and tongue. The odor is caused by the decay of food particles in your mouth and poor oral hygiene. The decay and debris produce a sulfur compound that causes an unpleasant odor.

To control halitosis, it is important to practice good oral hygiene, such as brushing and flossing your teeth and gargling with Listerine at least twice a day. It is advisable to brush tongue, cheeks and the roof of the mouth in order to remove the bacteria and food particles.

Also, it is recommended to eat more green leafy vegetables, beans, Brussels, melons, corns, red potatoes, bananas, oat meals, seaweeds and other sea plants to help our body to emit good breathe or nice smell instead of bad smell.


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