Why The Keto Diet Makes Your Breath Stink

People on the keto diet (a diet extremely low in carbs) often have breath that smells extremely unpleasant. In summary:

  • The cause of this smell is ketones, produced by the body after fat stores are burned.
  • Eating a lot of protein, a common feature of the keto diet, can also contribute.
  • You can minimise this bad breath by staying hydrated and chewing minty gum; your dentist can provide further advice.

"it's important to keep up with your oral hygiene, which includes brushing teeth at least twice a day, flossing, and using mouthwash."

Read the full story here: https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Why-Does-Keto-Diet-Give-You-Bad-Breath-45048410

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