18 Jan '17, 7pm

Researchers identify what makes the Durian smell pungent

A team of researchers at Macquarie University in Sydney suggests they may want to eat a salad too if they want to increase their appeal to women. The study has shown that men who eat large amounts of fruit and vegetables have the most attractive smell to women, taking on an odor described as being floral and sweet. Men who ate large amounts of meat, egg and tofu also had quite pleasant smelling sweat. But those who had greater amounts of pasta, bread and other carbohydrates in their diet tended to have the least pleasant aroma. Dr Ian Stephen, a psychologist at Macquarie University in Sydney, and his team said their findings suggests a man's body odour may help to signal information about their health to women. Writing in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior , they said: 'The female judges were able to reliably evaluate the affective and intensity dimensions of male bo...

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