Food That Make You Sweat
Food That Make You Sweat
Sweating is an essential process to keep the body cool. Though sweating is not a simple process, but certainly the one which is well studied by the experts worldwide. Whenever our body’s temperature rises above the normal, we sweat to keep ourselves cool by the simple physical process of evaporation.
Apart from the heat, eating habits can often contribute to how much you sweat and eventually, how you smell. Yes! You read it right. Eating habits can affect your body odour and sweating process.
Now, you must be wondering, what are those foods? Don’t worry; here is all you need to know about the foods which can really make you smell bad.
- Caffeinated Beverages
Meeting your would-be life-partner over coffee, for the first time? Consider ordering an iced drink over tempting hot cappuccino! Coffee is known to increase the process of perspiration because the main ingredient caffeine found in coffee, stimulates the body in a way that sweat glands get over active. So, the more caffeine you gulp, the more you perspire. Moreover, the hotness of the drink itself can make your body feel hot enough to sweat.
- Hot Peppers
It shouldn’t be surprising that hot peppers have the capacity to make you sweat almost instantly, and the reason behind is the presence of a chemical known as ‘capsaicin’. It tricks our body into thinking it’s hot, therefore as soon as our brain gets the signal that the body temperature is soaring high, we start perspiring.
- High Fat Milk
High-fat milk is another food item that makes you sweat. Try replacing it with skimmed milk to minimize your body’s sweat output. It’ll be worth it once you start observing less sweat under your arms. Besides, skimmed milk is good for the health too.
- Excess Salt
Do you think yourself a flawless sweating machine? Blame your excess salt intake indeed! Sodium has to be excreted out of the body and the only option to do that is to sweat heavily. According to the WHO, the average salt consumption should not exceed 5 grams a day, but we Indians consume more than 9 grams of salt per day approximately. So, cut down your salt consumption and you’ll come out clean.
Now when you know what triggers excess sweat production in your body. One thing you need to do now is to simply avoid sweat triggering food as far as possible. However, if you are a foodie and not willing to give up on any of these foods, then, Adiction deodorants are the only solution as it has a strong smell which sustains all day long. And of course, you can thank us later!
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