We’ve all had that one day of summer when we forgot to spray on some deodorant and felt embarrassed because of our own BO. Well, for many of us body odour is constant even after taking all measures of hygiene. Blame genetics all you want but your diet is equally responsible for making your odour smell the way it does. Onion, garlic and other foods from the allium family are responsible for causing body odour. However, there are also foods that curb BO, want to know what those are? Read on...

Citrus fruits
 

Citrus fruits

Citrus fruits like lemons and oranges minimize the accumulation of toxins in the body thereby curbing the growth of odour-producing bacteria. A glass of lukewarm lemon water or fresh orange juice can also be very refreshing for your system.

Green tea
 

Green tea

Known for its antioxidant properties, regular consumption of green tea can help battle bad breath, body odour and stinky feet. Have two to three cups of green tea with honey every day and notice the difference.

Leafy vegetables
 

Leafy vegetables

Eating plenty of green leafy veggies is beneficial in a number of ways. Kale, spinach and watercress contain high levels of chlorophyll that neutralize odour causing compounds. Switch to a green rich diet and experience the change yourself.

Fenugreek
 

Fenugreek

The seeds and leaves of fenugreek have odour fighting abilities which it does by eliminating the toxins from your body. Have fenugreek soaked water or munch on a few seeds in the morning.

Cardamoms
 

Cardamoms

These tiny seeds may have ruined your biryani a couple of times but they’re in your food for a reason. Adding a dash of cardamoms not only enhances the taste of the food but it also adds to the natural scent of your body.