What To Eat To Repel Mosquitoes?

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What you eat isn’t likely to provide the best protection from mosquitoes, certain foods may help your cause.
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General Diet

People eating diets rich in whole grains, fruits and vegetables have noted that they receive fewer mosquito bites than those consuming more processed and sugary foods. This observation suggests that changing your diet could potentially provide the simplest way to repel mosquitoes naturally.

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Stay Away From Alcohol

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Abstaining from alcohol can help keep mosquitoes at bay when you’re outdoors. People consuming beer experience increased mosquito landings on their skin when compared with an abstaining control subject.

Garlic

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Garlic

While garlic consumption has long been touted as a natural mosquito repellent, applying garlic externally may provide greater protection from mosquitoes. A solution of 1 percent garlic combined with beeswax and petroleum jelly warded off mosquitoes for up to 8 hours in an Indian field study.

Vitamin-B1

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Vitamin B-1

Vitamin B-1, or thiamine, alters your human scent, which may reduce your attractiveness to mosquitoes.

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