Connect & follow
Join Our Mailing List

new signup button

Ask the Expert Archive

Is there a way to prevent garlic odor from seeping through my skin?

Q: I love garlic to flavor foods and roasted garlic with pasta and a little margarine is good. However,how do I prevent the odor of garlic coming through  my skin?

A: When fresh garlic is cut, a reaction occurs that causes its very pungent odor to be released.  Roasting whole garlic cloves may help to reduce its pungency.  Drinking plenty of fluids throughout the day may help to alleviate some of the odor .  However, we are unaware of any highly successful methods.

  • Comments (0)
Make a Comment:
  • 0 new comments
Showing 0 comments

Comments are closed.

Today's Top 10 Lists

The Expert: Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RDN, is the President and CEO of the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation. At PBH, she guides the Foundation’s efforts to advance the overall effort of increasing fruit and vegetable consumption.
Read Her Full Bio

Leave Your Feedback