Snack and Sniff: Food and Body Odor Quiz
You are what you eat. And maybe you smell like it, too. Test what you know about what causes body odor, including how what's on the menu may affect how you smell.
How many types of sweat glands are in your skin?
Which type of sweat gland causes body odor?
Where are the apocrine sweat glands located?
- the palms of your hands and the soles of your feet
- your forehead
- along your spine
- your underarms, around your navel and near your genitals and breasts
How old are you when your apocrine glands develop?
- at birth
- at age 10
- at puberty
What do the eccrine glands produce?
- water and fat
- water and salt
- water and protein
True or false: The more red meat you eat, the more you stink.
True or false: The more red meat you eat, the greater your risk of dying.
Which of the following foods are generally considered to be body odor-causing culprits?
- all of the above
According to alternative health practices, what causes body odor?
- misaligned chakras
What is undigested food known as in ayurveda tradition?