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How does a high meat diet make YOU taste? (if anyone has ever told you...)

Answered on September 12, 2014
Created July 22, 2012 at 8:25 PM

I often hear it said that a high intake of fruits and veggies (and little to no animal products) makes one's semen and female ejaculation taste/smell better. So I'm curious... Has anyone noticed an unpleasant funk that they attribute to their high-meat consumption? And if so, what have you done/can you do about it? (note: I know we also can eat a good amount of veggies and fruits, but they said a low meat consumption is important as well). Hope this isn't an inappropriate question!

3967ae8ccdd35a794898a892271d27e7

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on July 24, 2012
at 04:06 AM

Haha, Of course! :D No but, seriously, it works. Only downside is super high sugar intake. link: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=6569111&p=116033381&viewfull=1#post116033381 My suggestion is to just increase 'safe' vegetables while decreasing 'acidic' vegetables. more celery, less asparagus. I know, life sucks.

0d0842381492a41b2173a04014aae810

(4875)

on July 23, 2012
at 07:20 PM

I'd substitute "cholesterol" for meat, but I suppose the latter implies the former. You're likely onto something there.

61f9349ad28e3c42d1cec58ba4825a7d

(10490)

on July 23, 2012
at 04:24 PM

Perhaps we need to set up an experiment... in the name of science, of course!

61f9349ad28e3c42d1cec58ba4825a7d

(10490)

on July 23, 2012
at 04:23 PM

LOL meaty is a very kind way to describe it. We ladies are tastier!

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(245)

on July 23, 2012
at 02:56 PM

it would be great if people giving answers to this question specify how many samples and subjects where considered when providing you with an answer... just in the the name of science and statistical correctness, you know

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on July 23, 2012
at 02:55 PM

it would be great if people giving answers to this question specify who many samples and subjects where considered when providing you with an answer... just in the the name of science and statistical correctness, you know

93eea7754e6e94b6085dbabbb48c0bb7

on July 23, 2012
at 12:23 PM

I don't think it matters. Don't men always taste meaty? ;0

724f0f45eb53919b8c617c3c1ec5fbc5

(830)

on July 23, 2012
at 03:56 AM

This is pretty much what I was getting at in my previous answer - whatever it is that attracts us to some people's scent isn't much affected by what the person is eating. Chemistry is powerful, and pheromones outrank ketones. The genetic compatibility angle is interesting and I think likely, but pheromones affect us non-procreating gaymos just as well, so I wonder how we fit into the evolutionary picture.

61f9349ad28e3c42d1cec58ba4825a7d

(10490)

on July 23, 2012
at 02:46 AM

I don't think I have any before and afters... but I always get compliments from both genders, so I'll take it. I can attest that men who eat a bunch of junk food definitely have a funkier taste than those that don't, though I don't think I have ever noticed a dividing difference in SAD-healthy and Paleo guys.

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

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on July 23, 2012
at 01:56 AM

^ Body smell generally is an interesting topic, IMO. I think its an interesting contradiction. On one hand we strive to be ulta-unsmelly because of sterile enviroment induced hypersensetivity to smell. On the other hand if we did too good a job of removing or concealing our odours, it will interfere with sexual attraction/pheromones. Whether a persons body odor smells good or not is genetic. I know that once I was sweating like a pig, when I was a teen, and two girls ended up in an argument about whether it was gross and I should wash immediately or "manly" and not an issue. lol!

B4e1fa6a8cf43d2b69d97a99dfca262c

(10255)

on July 23, 2012
at 12:40 AM

i prefer wearing high heels, but i do heal quickly too- so that count?

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

(2417)

on July 23, 2012
at 12:37 AM

Heels? Ugh, barf.

Be1dbd31e4a3fccd4394494aa5db256d

(17969)

on July 23, 2012
at 12:25 AM

I like pumpkin pie.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 11:58 PM

^ That is extremely fascinating (no sarcasm).

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on July 22, 2012
at 11:47 PM

Interestingly though, some have speculated that Arctic hunter gatherers such as the Inuit do not go into ketosis despite eating what would be considered a "ketogenic" diet. The reason for this may be the glycogen content of the meat they eat, gluconeogenesis derived from dietary protein, or a metabolic adaptation that allows for a more complete combustion of dietary fat that is lacking in other human populations.

C250cd5da05ca54ad3133630ff614573

(175)

on July 22, 2012
at 11:33 PM

taste a bit of your own and tell us? :)

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(19479)

on July 22, 2012
at 11:32 PM

A "natural" ketogenic diet, such as that practiced in traditional cultures such as the Inuit is primarily a "fat diet" with ~85% of calories derived from fat and only ~15% derived from protein. It is also balanced in terms of potassium and sodium http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/1/1/2/

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 22, 2012
at 11:21 PM

Ketones are natural, but studies of modern hunter-gatherer tribes show that very few maintain a ketogenic diet. The notable exception is the Inuit. To be ketogenic, both carbs and protein need to be restricted.

83fec7e764e29b6ec4e97682e9f0a52b

(50)

on July 22, 2012
at 11:07 PM

I agree with forevergyoung. Pinapple does make your semen taste better, I've experimented with the taste before with my partner. It tastes better when I've eaten pinapple or drank pinapple juice.

D83e454e794d761ab524814c0ff8f838

(531)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:50 PM

I have to say, I got a lot of compliments when I was vegan about smell and taste. In the two years Paleo, um, not so much.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

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on July 22, 2012
at 10:47 PM

-1 for "Completely sarcastic" (just kidding, it was actually an up-vote)

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

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on July 22, 2012
at 10:44 PM

keto breath is temporary, after a while on ketosis, it goes away as our cells start using the ketones instead of letting them go to waste.

3967ae8ccdd35a794898a892271d27e7

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on July 22, 2012
at 10:26 PM

amazing answer. +1

26b0f1261d1a0d916825bd0deeb96a21

(5798)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:19 PM

me too, and it didn't taste like pumpkin- which would make me ill anyway.

41dfb1a4fecb38d24075ff52f13ccb28

on July 22, 2012
at 10:19 PM

You all owe me a new keyboard. ::wipes away coffee::

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:14 PM

I think I just threw up a little in my mouth.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:12 PM

That's disgusting dude.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:06 PM

So yes, Carl D, that thought had occurred to me. And, like I said, I think scent may be bundled up in attraction, so by default if you like someone you're not going to dislike the way they smell/taste.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:05 PM

So yes, Carl D, that thought had occurred to me. And, like I said, I think scent may be bundled up in attraction, so by default if you like someone you're not going to dislike the way they smell.

26b0f1261d1a0d916825bd0deeb96a21

(5798)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:03 PM

blehhhhhhhhhhhh

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:03 PM

and in all honesty, if I'm dating girl that I like and we are at that point in our relationship, then she would have to smell like letterbox for me to change my mind. Luckily I have not come across this situation yet, but I can imagine it wouldn't phase me so much. Maybe liking someone has to do with their natural scent, so one would never end up going down on someone they thought smelled badly. I have liked the smell of every girl I've dated.

16e617676c5ac710e5235e0b773edc0b

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on July 22, 2012
at 10:00 PM

+1 That made me laugh outloud.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

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on July 22, 2012
at 10:00 PM

ketotic breath is terrible. I do not believe that you actually do not know this. I have had ketotic breath when I followed a keto diet, my father has been on a keto diet for years, and I remember it clearly. I have not dated any girls who follow a ketogenic diet, so I can't honestly speak for how she would taste/smell. I am just saying, from experience, I do not know why it would be any different. And, one of the ways you can tell you're in ketosis is strong, rancid smelling pee or ketotic breath. And where does it say that ketones are our preferred source of energy?

16e617676c5ac710e5235e0b773edc0b

(2640)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:58 PM

I agree with you melimel. My boyfriend and I both eat ketogenically and have no issues with one another's aromas, etc.

599feb9ad716266e8eb5030cd82d5dcd

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on July 22, 2012
at 09:56 PM

Or maybe they just seem "unnatural" to you because your subjective view of what is natural has been defined by our society of eating a non-keto diet. Also I've not noticed in myself, or anyone doing keto that I know, horrible breath/sweat/pee, so I don't understand exactly what you're talking about. I have a mild acetone taste on my breath when doing intense exercise, and that is all

16e617676c5ac710e5235e0b773edc0b

(2640)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:54 PM

How is a ketogenic diet unnatural? Ketones are the body's preferred energy source. There's nothing wrong with the taste of someone who's in ketosis, it might be a little different but it's not bad and it's certainly not unnatural.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:51 PM

This entire thread is a laugh riot.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:50 PM

This entire is a laugh riot.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:50 PM

This thread is a laugh riot.

76026e8ef496039d5075440ff731aa0d

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on July 22, 2012
at 09:45 PM

I do have a counter top about 4.5 feet high, tiled floor and high heals...so long as you treat me like a lady, have a shaved back and after it's all over, you say "Ooh, what a lovely tea party". I'm all yours! Truth.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:45 PM

Alvaro, I think you missed the point.

C4f1a0c70c4e0dea507c2e346c036bbd

on July 22, 2012
at 09:44 PM

Lol. If you insist. I'm a dude though.

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(3213)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:28 PM

Or maybe they smelled like ass and sweat anyway, how they tasted didn't make a difference

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(3213)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:23 PM

I don't know about change in taste but since i've been Primal/Paleo(1 year now) i last longer and the amount of semen has increased notoriously. Sorry if it sounds like bragging ;)

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 22, 2012
at 09:06 PM

+1 just for shock value.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:03 PM

LMFAO. I got what you meant Kenzie, and I think SB was joking around.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:02 PM

*too shy, not to shy.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:02 PM

LMAO. I think she was trying to be courteous to her boyfriend (or gf) and is to shy to ask him herself (but, when you think about, if one is open enough to let him go down on you, should't you also be open enough to ask an honest question? I digress).

Cf4e7d927a48582cc22adbe59bfd0b2d

(753)

on July 22, 2012
at 08:58 PM

Oh, I didn't clarify, I meant... If it had ever been brought to your attention by someone that you smelled/tasted different...

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 22, 2012
at 08:50 PM

I will disagree in that what someone eats does dramatically affect both how they smell and how they taste, and emotional chemistry is different than the chemistry in a body.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 22, 2012
at 08:46 PM

Solid answer to an interesting question!

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59fa7cd87fb9d669adf21e5cf3e7ada5

on July 22, 2012
at 09:48 PM

I have been told that I taste like warm pumpkin pie

26b0f1261d1a0d916825bd0deeb96a21

(5798)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:19 PM

me too, and it didn't taste like pumpkin- which would make me ill anyway.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:14 PM

I think I just threw up a little in my mouth.

26b0f1261d1a0d916825bd0deeb96a21

(5798)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:03 PM

blehhhhhhhhhhhh

3967ae8ccdd35a794898a892271d27e7

(372)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:26 PM

amazing answer. +1

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:12 PM

That's disgusting dude.

Be1dbd31e4a3fccd4394494aa5db256d

(17969)

on July 23, 2012
at 12:25 AM

I like pumpkin pie.

16e617676c5ac710e5235e0b773edc0b

(2640)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:00 PM

+1 That made me laugh outloud.

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98bf2ca7f8778c79cd3f6c962011cfdc

on July 22, 2012
at 08:53 PM

Is this what all the kids are up to these days? Tasting themselves?

I know when my breath reeks and my pits stink. Beyond that I got nothing.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:02 PM

LMAO. I think she was trying to be courteous to her boyfriend (or gf) and is to shy to ask him herself (but, when you think about, if one is open enough to let him go down on you, should't you also be open enough to ask an honest question? I digress).

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:03 PM

LMFAO. I got what you meant Kenzie, and I think SB was joking around.

Cf4e7d927a48582cc22adbe59bfd0b2d

(753)

on July 22, 2012
at 08:58 PM

Oh, I didn't clarify, I meant... If it had ever been brought to your attention by someone that you smelled/tasted different...

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:02 PM

*too shy, not to shy.

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1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

on July 22, 2012
at 08:30 PM

If you are not eating a ketogenic diet, and you are eating things like honey, fruit, and root vegetables, no artificial junk, and no grains, you're partner will be happy to go down you, and vice versa (assuming you also have good hygiene).

This is one of the reasons I think keto diets are unnatural- horrible breath, gross sweat, and pee. I do not see why ejaculate would be the exception. Lesson; eat fresh produce everyday.

It is rumored that if your partner is unsatisfied with the way you taste, pineapple and celery can help.

...But then again, we're also probably over-sexed in comparison to our paleolithic ancestors (guessing), so maybe they wouldn't have cared so much if it was just a once in a blue moon sort of thing. It is probably the case that scent is bundled up into real attraction, so one would likely never encounter someone at such close-range (cough, wink, nudge) that they though smelled badly.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:45 PM

Alvaro, I think you missed the point.

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(3213)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:28 PM

Or maybe they smelled like ass and sweat anyway, how they tasted didn't make a difference

16e617676c5ac710e5235e0b773edc0b

(2640)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:54 PM

How is a ketogenic diet unnatural? Ketones are the body's preferred energy source. There's nothing wrong with the taste of someone who's in ketosis, it might be a little different but it's not bad and it's certainly not unnatural.

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(19479)

on July 22, 2012
at 11:47 PM

Interestingly though, some have speculated that Arctic hunter gatherers such as the Inuit do not go into ketosis despite eating what would be considered a "ketogenic" diet. The reason for this may be the glycogen content of the meat they eat, gluconeogenesis derived from dietary protein, or a metabolic adaptation that allows for a more complete combustion of dietary fat that is lacking in other human populations.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:03 PM

and in all honesty, if I'm dating girl that I like and we are at that point in our relationship, then she would have to smell like letterbox for me to change my mind. Luckily I have not come across this situation yet, but I can imagine it wouldn't phase me so much. Maybe liking someone has to do with their natural scent, so one would never end up going down on someone they thought smelled badly. I have liked the smell of every girl I've dated.

83fec7e764e29b6ec4e97682e9f0a52b

(50)

on July 22, 2012
at 11:07 PM

I agree with forevergyoung. Pinapple does make your semen taste better, I've experimented with the taste before with my partner. It tastes better when I've eaten pinapple or drank pinapple juice.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 11:58 PM

^ That is extremely fascinating (no sarcasm).

599feb9ad716266e8eb5030cd82d5dcd

(229)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:56 PM

Or maybe they just seem "unnatural" to you because your subjective view of what is natural has been defined by our society of eating a non-keto diet. Also I've not noticed in myself, or anyone doing keto that I know, horrible breath/sweat/pee, so I don't understand exactly what you're talking about. I have a mild acetone taste on my breath when doing intense exercise, and that is all

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 22, 2012
at 08:46 PM

Solid answer to an interesting question!

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 22, 2012
at 11:21 PM

Ketones are natural, but studies of modern hunter-gatherer tribes show that very few maintain a ketogenic diet. The notable exception is the Inuit. To be ketogenic, both carbs and protein need to be restricted.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:06 PM

So yes, Carl D, that thought had occurred to me. And, like I said, I think scent may be bundled up in attraction, so by default if you like someone you're not going to dislike the way they smell/taste.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:00 PM

ketotic breath is terrible. I do not believe that you actually do not know this. I have had ketotic breath when I followed a keto diet, my father has been on a keto diet for years, and I remember it clearly. I have not dated any girls who follow a ketogenic diet, so I can't honestly speak for how she would taste/smell. I am just saying, from experience, I do not know why it would be any different. And, one of the ways you can tell you're in ketosis is strong, rancid smelling pee or ketotic breath. And where does it say that ketones are our preferred source of energy?

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:05 PM

So yes, Carl D, that thought had occurred to me. And, like I said, I think scent may be bundled up in attraction, so by default if you like someone you're not going to dislike the way they smell.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19463)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:44 PM

keto breath is temporary, after a while on ketosis, it goes away as our cells start using the ketones instead of letting them go to waste.

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(19479)

on July 22, 2012
at 11:32 PM

A "natural" ketogenic diet, such as that practiced in traditional cultures such as the Inuit is primarily a "fat diet" with ~85% of calories derived from fat and only ~15% derived from protein. It is also balanced in terms of potassium and sodium http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/1/1/2/

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on July 22, 2012
at 09:09 PM

Real Female Ejaculation is clear and fairly oderless and is the consistency of water. If you have a counter top about 4.5 feet high, tiled floor and high heals, Ill gladly demonstrate for you. I hope this was not an inappropriate answer!

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:50 PM

This thread is a laugh riot.

41dfb1a4fecb38d24075ff52f13ccb28

on July 22, 2012
at 10:19 PM

You all owe me a new keyboard. ::wipes away coffee::

C4f1a0c70c4e0dea507c2e346c036bbd

on July 22, 2012
at 09:44 PM

Lol. If you insist. I'm a dude though.

76026e8ef496039d5075440ff731aa0d

(5386)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:45 PM

I do have a counter top about 4.5 feet high, tiled floor and high heals...so long as you treat me like a lady, have a shaved back and after it's all over, you say "Ooh, what a lovely tea party". I'm all yours! Truth.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:50 PM

This entire is a laugh riot.

B4e1fa6a8cf43d2b69d97a99dfca262c

(10255)

on July 23, 2012
at 12:40 AM

i prefer wearing high heels, but i do heal quickly too- so that count?

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

(14952)

on July 22, 2012
at 09:51 PM

This entire thread is a laugh riot.

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

(2417)

on July 23, 2012
at 12:37 AM

Heels? Ugh, barf.

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Fc25b41326b954c4e5b8ce0dabb889a6

on July 22, 2012
at 08:53 PM

I'm all around Paleo. I spread my seed as often as possible and rarely am with the same girl twice. Don't care how I smell or taste....

Completely sarcastic.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 22, 2012
at 09:06 PM

+1 just for shock value.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19463)

on July 22, 2012
at 10:47 PM

-1 for "Completely sarcastic" (just kidding, it was actually an up-vote)

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B4e1fa6a8cf43d2b69d97a99dfca262c

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on July 23, 2012
at 12:48 AM

finally! people are taking about oral sex again!!

the difference for me has always been how clean the diet is. ketosis only causes offensive smells until the person becomes adjusted and their ketone production meets their energy needs instead of surpassing them.

oddly, as my diet changed, so did my "taste" in men. its hard to believe i used to think pineapple eaters were yummy; not so much anymore.

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on July 23, 2012
at 01:48 AM

Research has shown that scent tends to track with physical/visual attractiveness. Hypotheses of attractive smells also include optimizing the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) of potential offspring. Maybe diet influences scent, maybe not. Either way, I'd suspect that underlying hormones/pheromones have a deeper influence on attraction than food. While I can only speculate about the evolutionary connections here, it makes much more sense that some sort of underlying genetic connection would relate to attraction than temporary inputs.

"Women appear to prefer the scent of MHC-heterozygous men"

"Women???s facial attractiveness... signi???cantly correlated with body scent attractiveness"

"men exhibit signi???cant scent preferences for women who are at high conception risk in the menstrualccycle"

"Major histocompatibility complex genes, symmetry, and body scent attractiveness in men and women", Behavioral Ecology (2003)

"olfactory and visual channels may work in a complementary way (i.e. odor preference for MHC-dissimilarity and visual preference for MHC-similarity) to achieve an optimal level of genetic variability"

"MHC-correlated mate choice in humans: A review", Psychoneuroendocrinology (2009)

724f0f45eb53919b8c617c3c1ec5fbc5

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on July 23, 2012
at 03:56 AM

This is pretty much what I was getting at in my previous answer - whatever it is that attracts us to some people's scent isn't much affected by what the person is eating. Chemistry is powerful, and pheromones outrank ketones. The genetic compatibility angle is interesting and I think likely, but pheromones affect us non-procreating gaymos just as well, so I wonder how we fit into the evolutionary picture.

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

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on July 23, 2012
at 01:56 AM

^ Body smell generally is an interesting topic, IMO. I think its an interesting contradiction. On one hand we strive to be ulta-unsmelly because of sterile enviroment induced hypersensetivity to smell. On the other hand if we did too good a job of removing or concealing our odours, it will interfere with sexual attraction/pheromones. Whether a persons body odor smells good or not is genetic. I know that once I was sweating like a pig, when I was a teen, and two girls ended up in an argument about whether it was gross and I should wash immediately or "manly" and not an issue. lol!

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on July 22, 2012
at 08:46 PM

I'm not down with semen, so I can't comment on that, but when it comes to girls my experience is that if I like the way she smells before a ketogenic diet, I'll like the way she smells after, and vice versa. Chemistry is still chemistry (hee hee).

Being in a ketogenic state might change odors, but it doesn't make anyone smell "bad", I don't think, just different. And it's a very small difference.

To me at least, the smells are all about the person (chemistry), not about what they eat. Vegetarians don't "taste better" than meat eaters, etc.

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on July 22, 2012
at 09:58 PM

I agree with you melimel. My boyfriend and I both eat ketogenically and have no issues with one another's aromas, etc.

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on July 22, 2012
at 08:50 PM

I will disagree in that what someone eats does dramatically affect both how they smell and how they taste, and emotional chemistry is different than the chemistry in a body.

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on July 23, 2012
at 02:01 AM

I think theres two main things that effect that will effect male and female sexual fluids -

1) Anything thats smelly on the way in, that the body has to work to get rid of: Garlic (especially garlic), chilli, marijuana, alcohol etc. Perhaps ketones, but then anyone ketogenic for a while will become so effectiant they dont expell any anymore.

Basically anything that would come out in your sweat, if you ate a bucket load for a week, and were sweating like a pig.

2) Fruit

But its not like anyone has done scientific trials on this stuff. Theres too many variables to rely completely on anecdote either.

If the taste/smell is really bad, perhaps then you can worry about the influence of diet?

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on July 22, 2012
at 09:25 PM

bleh, really? I'm bi-sexual and this never crossed my mind, bleh.

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on July 25, 2012
at 08:20 PM

The below link is information on herbs that are supposed to help you smell better. I know it's not the best source but hey they are NATURAL herbs so couldn't hurt, right? Anyway, according to the article the oils from the herbs are secreted through the skin helping aid in body odor, fresh breath and more. I also know there are herbal teas out there that are supposed to help body odor...as for taste? I guess you could always experiment..How fun would that be??? Eh? ;)

http://voices.yahoo.com/herbs-improve-body-odor-6850696.html

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on July 23, 2012
at 04:22 PM

Could this have to do with nitrogen (and thereby, ammonia) excretion from the breakdown of amino acids in higher protein foods? See the Urea Cycle for more on that. That's the only pseudo-scientific thought I can muster regarding the stigmatization of meat in this context.

In practice: I will say that the vegan women I've been with usually taste a bit better, though that is usually coupled with yoga practice and avoiding of processed foods, so I'm not sure one can blame the meat specifically.

I'm also going to go on record stating that eating meat and fish daily means more to me than being...ahem, tasted every now and then. I never understood the appeal when compared with actual sex.

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on July 23, 2012
at 03:24 PM

Well, remember "You are what you eat"

I know for sure that salami changes my smell. Maybe the issue is thinking that Paleo is all good things. Paleo is overall, good health, but there are diets which can be improved for better skin, better smell, better taste, better mood, better strength... usually not perfectly compatible with perfect health. Is it healthy dieting to be sub 10% body fat for great looking abs?

So I believe Paleo was not intended for good semen taste. Indeed, I always though that vegetarian girls had... a different kick to it. But do not confuse dietary influence with age, I believe that is also a huge factor to consider.

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on July 23, 2012
at 02:10 AM

On a slightly more serious note, I've got $1000 that says more meat equals higher sex hormones equals higher phermone content of sweat equals more intense attraction.

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on July 23, 2012
at 07:20 PM

I'd substitute "cholesterol" for meat, but I suppose the latter implies the former. You're likely onto something there.

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on July 22, 2012
at 11:02 PM

Yeast can be the culprit of a bad odor/taste. Taking an herbal tincture like Pau D'arco everyday and eating Bio-K (a concentrated probiotic yogurt) has kept my reoccurring infections at bay for over a year. I didn't have any symptoms that you typically think of when you hear yeast infections... but I did have a less than mmm!-I-want-to-lick-you odor. Problem solved. Thank god... it was ruining fore play in a big way. :/

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on July 22, 2012
at 10:29 PM

I've heard of a certain "Super Spunk Smoothie" on the bodybuilding.com forum works quite well...

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on July 23, 2012
at 04:24 PM

Perhaps we need to set up an experiment... in the name of science, of course!

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(372)

on July 24, 2012
at 04:06 AM

Haha, Of course! :D No but, seriously, it works. Only downside is super high sugar intake. link: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=6569111&p=116033381&viewfull=1#post116033381 My suggestion is to just increase 'safe' vegetables while decreasing 'acidic' vegetables. more celery, less asparagus. I know, life sucks.

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