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Guys: If You Want To Smell Better To Women, Just Eat Fruits And Vegetables

It's no secret that piling your plate full of fruits and veggies is essential to staying healthy.

But did you know that the benefits of eating these foods go way beyond maintaining a bangin' bod?

Yep, it's a known fact that aphrodisiac foods, such as avocados and chili peppers, can spice up your sex life.

And I'm sure you've heard the age-old wives tale that eating pineapple improves the “taste” of your private parts.

However, we just came across an entirely new reason every dude should aim to eat their five servings per day.

Apparently, sneaking lots of greens into your diet can make you more attractive to the ladies.

That's right. A new study published in Evolution Of Human Behavior just revealed that men who eat large quantities of fruits and vegetables actually smell better to women.

For the study, a team of researchers, led by Dr. Ian Stephen, a psychologist at Macquarie University in Sydney, collected sweat from 43 different men, then asked nine women to assess the smell of each sample.

In addition to the sweat samples, the male subjects also provided detailed accounts of their daily diets.

After sniffing through all of the samples, the women found sweat with sweet, floral scents to be the most attractive and interestingly enough, these samples all came from men who ate the highest quantities of fruits and vegetables.

If going vegan doesn't really sounds like your ideal way to get the V, don't sweat it. It turns out men with high-protein diets that include lots of meat, eggs and soy were also found to have agreeable odors.

But if you're someone who loves to stuff your face with carbs, I have some bad news for you.

It turns out loading up on bread and pasta can lead to some pretty stinky pits, since the women dubbed these perspiration samples as the worst-smelling sweat out of the bunch.

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In addition to making you smell better, eating fruits and veggies can also up the appeal of your skin, since researchers found women were most attracted to men who had high carotenoid content in their skin.

Carotenoids are fat-soluble pigments that give color to plants, so it should come as no surprise that those who eat a carotenoid-rich diet tend to have yellower pigmented skin.

Apparently, the peculiar appeal of sweat and skin from men who consume fruit and veggie-filled diets could actually be an evolutionary mechanism in which women found healthy mates the most attractive.

So, next time you're trying to step up your swag, you might want to ditch that overbearing AXE body spray and stuff your face with a salad instead.

Citations: Science Proves That Men Who Eat Fruit And Veggies Smell Better To Women (RSVLTS)

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Kaylin Pound spent the first few years of college running cross country while double majoring in Biology and Marketing before moving to New York City to finish her studies at Pace University. When Kaylin isn’t writing she can be found running ...
Kaylin Pound spent the first few years of college running cross country while double majoring in Biology and Marketing before moving to New York City to finish her studies at Pace University. When Kaylin isn’t writing she can be found running ...

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