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Surprising Things That Make You Stink

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At some point or another many of us have felt self-conscious about the way we smell. Unexpected things, such as the amount of carbs you eat to the medication you are taking, are all contributing factors to your body odor.

Have you ever noticed that you can actually smell when someone is getting sick? The overactive immune system of a sick person actually gives off a unique odor when they are fighting infection (Ways to Boost Your Immune System Against Cold and Flu).

Surprising Things That Make You Stink

Unfortunately, sometimes deodorant just isn't enough. Experts say that to eliminate body odor, one should stick to a diet rich in vegetables, take chlorophyll supplements, wear loose-fitting clothing, bathe regularly, always wear socks with closed-toe shoes, and think only pleasant, floral thoughts (Jezebel).

It's important to pay attention to what you eat (26 Foods with Superpowers), properly wash yourself, clean your clothes thoroughly, brush your teeth twice a day and use mouthwash.

- Nicole DosSantos, The Active Times