Feeling a Little Stinky: Natural Foods That Can Help Stop Body Odor

Body odor (Bromhidrosis) can be caused by bacteria, dental disease, virginities, anxiety, stress menopause (women), kidney, and liver failure as well prolonged and chronic disease degenerative disorders, chemical exposures and the foods you eat. You are w

Dietary Lifestyle changes to eliminate body odor:

Body odor can be produced with certain foods such as onions, garlic, spices, meats and beverages like alcohol and coffee and processed foods containing toxins and chemicals can also lead to body odor.

A healthy plant based diet due to its chlorophyll and other phytonutrients properties works as an internal deodorizer. These fiber rich foods will help to clean your bowels and eliminate toxins and waste. Adding lots of whole grains, green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits, raw nuts and seeds and aromatic herbs like oregano, rosemary, sage and thyme to your healthy diet will also help to eliminate body odor.

Drinking plenty of water every day will help keep your bowels clean. Drinking a cup of sage tea daily will reduce the activity of sweat glands and ultimately will minimize the odor and it acts as a  body odor remedy.

Foods that can lead to body odor

Meat:

Red meat is the number one cause of body odor. Red meat can sit in your digestive system from 24 to 72 hours and as it sits there it putrefies thus releasing toxins into your bloodstream through your large intestine. 

Processed foods:

"Where real food has been chemically devitalize and then infused with chemicals and preservatives."

You have been told that antioxidants fight free radicals that can cause cancer and a host of other medical diseases. .When food is processed antioxidants is added as a preservative and to help kill off bacteria preventing fatty foods from spoiling when exposed to oxygen.

Additives including stabilizers, thickeners and emulsifiers such as propylene glycol; a synthetic solvent which can be toxic to your skin and is considered a neurological toxicant. These additives are used to prevent clumping and separation in foods. 

Some processed foods are made with refined white flour, artificial sweeteners, sodium, hydrogenated oils, trans-fats, saturated fats and synthetic food coloring agents derived from coal tar;  

Dyes used in foods, cosmetics and personal care products, such as hair dyes, shampoos and deodorants, over-the-counter and prescription drugs, and textiles. Coke lovers take heed.

Not all processed foods are bad for you. Always check the ingredient label and if you cannot pronounce it, it’s a good bet you shouldn’t eat it or feed it to your family

Choose fresh or frozen vegetables instead of canned, get back to scratch cooking and be in control of what your family eats.

 

Digestion: How long does it take?

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/digestive-system/AN00896

Preventing Body odor

http://www.webmd.com/healthy-beauty/preventing-body-odor

Coal Tar Dyes

 http://healthychild.org/issues/chemical-pop/Coal_tar_dyes/

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