These foods could be making you smell bad — and we’re not just talking about your breath. The way your body metabolizes certain foods can give off a stench, so be wary.
First is protein powder, which has a tendency to make you fart more — and they smell even worse than conventional ones. Why protein can be up to 30% fat, lactose and milk, which can lead to more fragrant fluctuation.
Alcohol can also make you smell unpleasant. When you’re hungover, alcohol basically seeps from your pores and sweat glands, making you smell hungover from a mile away the very next day.
A 2006 study found that people who ate red meat smelled less attractive than people who didn’t.
Chewing gum also doesn’t make anything smell any better — despite what it may advertise. Since you swallow more air when you chomp, The gas buildup in your stomach comes out the other end.
Some people smell like fish when they eat it because of a rare metabolic disorder that makes a compound build up and release in sweat, breath and urine. If you smell like fish after you eat seafood that could be why. Food is fantastic — just make sure you know what it could be doing to your apartment.