Foods That Make You Sweat

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Some people sweat when they eat  this is  a condition called gustatory hyperhidrosis or gustatory sweating.The types of food you consume prove to be very important factors in trying to reduce your sweating problem. If you have this problem, perhaps the best thing that you could do is to do a change in your diet.

Just so you would know, here are some food you are to avoid if you want to get rid of your sweating dilemma.


Spicy Food

Sweating from eating spicy foods is called gustatory sweating. Nerves are triggered in the autonomic nervous system everytime we eat spicy food. Nerves connected to our salivary glands are also used by the body to trigger sweating. When we eat spicy foods, they activate the nerves and we start producing acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter that causes us to sweat.

 Caffeinated Drinks

Caffeine does make you sweat. Caffeine is a stimulant of the sympathetic nervous system, which, amongst other effects, increases sweating.


Alcohol contains toxins that your body tries to rid itself of. One way it does this is through your pores by sweating. The change of sugar in your blood can cause sweating. Alcohol also causes blood vessels near the skin to dilate, or enlarge.This dilation also occurs during physical activity and helps instigate the sweating process.


If you dont want to make your smell unpleasant then avoid eating garlic. Garlic has a  sulfur-containing molecule. These sulfur molecules are absorbed into the bloodstream and lungs, escaping through exhaled air and perspiration. Thus, the garlic breath. And, in some people who consume massive quantities, a noticeable garlicky bodily odor can result.

Hot Food

Foods that are hot temperature-wise can also make you sweat such as hot coffee, hot tea, and hot soups. It may cause you to sweat more than normal because it raises your body temperature which will cause sweating while your body is trying to cool itself down.

Well, now you know what food triggers excess sweat production in your body, the simplest thing you can now do is to avoid them.

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