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The effect of diet on human bodily odors

@inproceedings{Havlek2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of diet on human bodily odors},
  author={J. Havl{\'i}{\vc}ek and Tamsin K. Saxton},
  year={2009}
}
  • J. Havlíček, Tamsin K. Saxton
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • One of the most underestimated and poorly understood aspects of diet is its influence on human body odor. Humans have a distinct odor signature which arises from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The link between genes and body odor is well appreciated, and an understanding of the influences of environmental factors such as emotional state, reproductive phase, and health status, is underway. Research into the impact of diet upon bodily odors, however, has been somewhat… CONTINUE READING

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