Pheww! Is that Ammonia?
by Staff
What is that disgusting odor? Ammonia! Yes, ammonia in your sweat! How can you reduce it? Find out by taking this quiz.

What leads to sweat smelling of ammonia?

  • low-protein, high-fat diet
  • low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet
  • low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet

With the high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet, what does the body use for energy?

  • protein
  • carbohydrates
  • fats

Normally, ammonia is safely released from the body through what?

  • sweat
  • urine
  • saliva

When there is too much ammonia, the body releases it through:

  • saliva
  • sweat
  • urine

What are some other effects of ammonia overload?

  • muscle spasms
  • muscle fatigue
  • muscle stiffness

Which of the following is a way to eliminate this sweaty stench?

  • drink more water
  • eat less protein
  • eat more carbohydrates
  • all of the above

It could be a sign of liver disease or a threat of kidney failure if the ammonia aroma is coming from:

  • skin without sweat
  • mouth
  • feet

In order for the body to function properly, it relies on a balanced intake of what?

  • proteins and fats
  • carbohydrates, proteins and starch
  • carbohydrates, fats and proteins

Carbohydrates are the source of energy production; which of the following serves as their backups?

  • There is no backup.
  • protein
  • fat

Which of the following is a role of proteins?

  • regulating bodily mechanisms
  • inducing muscle movement
  • transporting substances about the body
  • all of the above