I stink. No really i stink

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  1. 9inchcanadian

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    Of garlic!!!

    I love garlic in food but god its a killer for everybody else. I only tend to have really garlicky food when i know i will not be meeting too many people the next day to minimize the problem.

    What are your thoughts do you think" oh well im sure whatever they had last night was nice" or " get away you stinkin' freak" would it put you off a person completely if you were chatting in a bar?
     
  2. got_lost

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    Hell no!!! especially if he looked like you LOL

    And I love garlic....

    but do hate BO... so if a dude in bar stank of that.... eeewwww no!!!
     
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    i love garlic but can hardly stand the smell even as it comes outta my own mouth when I talk. lol. Garlic is a strong on not too pleasant smell, but it would depend on the situation as to whether I'd chat or not. Guess it depends on the person.
     
  4. No_Strings

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    Those real guttural belches after garlic are the worst.
    Aren't there meant to be some foods that will neutralise the smell? If there are, 'fraid I don't know any.
     
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    You don't stink 9inch, you just... uhh... have a nice personality. And anything deeper than this would ruin our friendship.
     
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    I get the impression this is the best thing to happen to Ben in a long time.

    Congratulations to Davey and Paul for being such great hosts and to Ben for exploring new worlds:fing02:.
     
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    Celery and activated charcoal can control the odors coming from either end, but nothing for garlic BO.

    Look at it this way, no problem with vampires!
     
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    The only way garlic breath is tolerable is if you can share it. nothing like belchy garliciky sex lol
     
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    I love garlic
     
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    I love to eat garlic, I find a quick brush of the teeth and tongue and mouthwash, keeps the smell down. I also carry breath mints.
     
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    Living where we do now, we have tons of garlic in our food. I'm at the point where I don't even notice it on anyone else.

    If it bothers you chew some fresh parsley and it will take the smell away from your breath.
     
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    I'm probably the only person in the world who hates garlic.
     
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    I love garlic, but it's smell on another's breath is not enticing.
    Parsley helps, but does not entirely remove the odour.
    (Of course, if I knew I was speaking with you, 9inchcanadian, I would put up with a bit more than usual.)
    If you were taking garlic for the health benefits, you could take it in capsule form ... and I don't believe that it smells much when taken that way.
     
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    Garlic is good but onions are so much better :biggrin1:
     
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    I didn't know one could cook anything without starting with garlic and olive oil. Eh bene!
     
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    Yes. Two very healthy and good tasting things.:smile:
     
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    Agreed!!!:tongue::tongue: I think that the garlic breath thing isn't as strong as long as you don't burn the garlic when starting your dish...at any rate, I brush my teeth and tongue after enjoying garlicky (and oniony) food...the world will just have to deal with it afterwards!:wink:
     
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    Garlic contains sulpher compounds. These compounds can supposedly react with variety of toxins in the body and neutralize them.

    Unfortunatley these stinky salts are found in your perspiration. I can think of three options:

    1. Shower more often (der...)
    2. Stop eating garlic (duh...)
    3. Try Drysol. It is OTC but it works
     
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    On the weekends I mince a few fresh garlic cloves and use them to flavor my oven baked chicken. I'm always pleased with the finished result. Once cooked, onions and garlic will be less pungent, but in any event I don't use an excessive amount of garlic. A combination of my drinking mint tea and using mint toothpaste works for me.
     
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    Take Zinc supplements.

    Zinc binds/reacts with Sulfur and will help to neutralize the odor. It should work on garlic B.O. the same way it does on bad breath.
     
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