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?
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.
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.
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.