Bad Breath


Bad Breath (Halitois): IF you're ever eaten garlic or onions_ or stood next to someone who has to know that certain foods reliably produce a sour or strong our on the breath. These foods, usually ones that are pungent or spicy, contain foul-smelling sulfur compounds that are released not just into the mouth but into the bloodstream and the lungs as well.


Unpleasant odur on the breath

Root Causes

  • Pungent or spicy foods
  • Inadequate dental hygiene
  • Poor diet constipation
  • Smoking
  • Tooth decay
  • Gum disease
  • Chronic infection in the mouth(especially root canals), throat, or sinuses
  • Decaying mercury fillings
  • Flora imbalance in the mouth and the respiratory tract
  • Liver failure
  • Kidney disease
  • Diabetes

Food to Avoid

  • Avoid foods that take a long time to travel through the digestive system
  • Red meat, fried food, and processed food all linger in the system and causes both constipation and halitosis
  • Mucus slows waste matter in its passage through the intestine. Cut down on mucus_ forming foods like dairy products, refined flours chocolate, and bananas
  • Avoid foods that are high in refined sugar, which leads to tooth decay
  • Be especially wary of sticky treats like caremals or hard candies, which can lodge themselves between your teeth and attract oral bacteria
  • Foods that are most likely to cause temporary bad breath include garlic, onions, strong cheese, cured meats, and anchovies. If the resulting door bothers you, limit or stop your consumption of these items


Base your meals on healthful sources of fiber whole grains, raw or lightly cooked fruits and vegetables, beans, and raw nuts and seeds will all improve your digestive system's ability to process food and expel toxins.