deodorizing with foods

deodorizing with foods

what should i eat to smell good?

what should i eat to smell good
hadi slash

“you are what you eat” is kind of true when getting rid of bad breath and body odor

while some foods can increase your chances of being smelly, other foods can help you smell great

hydrate hydrate hydrate

hydration is a key component to keeping smelly compound levels low in the body

hydration is a key factor to smelling good

you need to consume enough water so the body can adequately process and pass out waste products and smelly compounds

a dry mouth or xerostomia is one of the common causes of bad breath and this can be helped with adequate water intake

fruit and vegetables

fiber water and minerals in fruit and vegetables help deodorize the body
chris lawton

dietary fiber is also an important part of a deodorizing diet

fiber works with water to help move wastes and smelly compounds through the digestive tract

the best source of dietary fiber is fruit and vegetables

fruit and vegetables also contain vitamins and minerals which help keep the body functioning at its best

fresh raw fruit and vegetables

enzymes in fresh raw fruit and vegetables help break down food faster
khamkhor

enzymes in fresh raw fruit and vegetables are a great addition to a deodorizing diet

fresh plant enzymes help the body’s own enzymes to break food down to digestible components faster

this decreases time in the digestive tract for food to putrefy or rot and release smelly compounds

foods with deodorizing compounds

compounds in some foods can neutralize smelly compounds or block their absorption
claudia crespo

some foods have minerals and compounds which can neutralize smelly compounds

other foods have compounds which can block absorption of smelly compounds

deodorizing supplements

some supplements can contribute to bad breath and body odor while others can help deodorize smelly compounds
michele blackwell

supplements can both contribute to bad breath and body odor and help deodorize smelly odors

the table below lists some good food choices to help you smell good

fooddescription
applescompounds in apples have been shown to neutralize garlic odor compounds
quercetin in apples has an antihistamine effect and may help with odor related to a leaky gut
green leafy vegetables (not in the smelly foods list)
swiss chard / silverbeet
spinach
beet greens
romaine lettuce
endive greens
dandelion greens
high in fiber, water, chlorophyll, magensium and other trace minerals
green teagreen tea can moderately reduce odor causing oral bacteria if consumed regularly
high fiber foods (not in the smelly foods list)
water
mushroomsthe common mushroom (also known as champignon, white, button, chestnut, swiss brown, cultivated, table, roman brown, italian brown, cremini, crimini) has shown to decrease odor by internally neutralizing odor causing compounds
parsleycompounds in parsley have been shown to neutralize sulfur odor compounds
persimmonpersimmon tannins have been shown to neutralize nonenal odor compounds (old people smell)
probiotic foods
(not in the smelly foods list)
probiotics may temporarily relieve bad breath and body odor by crowding out odor causing bacteria in the body
fresh pineapplethe bromelain enzyme in fresh pineapple breaks down proteins, making these proteins less available to bacteria in the mouth and digestive tract
fresh paw paw or papayathe papain enzyme in fresh papaya or paw paw breaks down proteins, making these proteins less available to bacteria in the mouth and digestive tract
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