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mythociate

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What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« on: February 17, 2014, 10:50:09 am »
Is there a good (or at least passable) food that makes your blood unattractive to bugs?
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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2014, 10:58:01 am »
Is there a good (or at least passable) food that makes your blood unattractive to bugs?

Don't know about any "foods," but I will tell you if you drink lots of sodas or sweet tea, the mosquitoes are gonna love ya!  They don't usually like it when you put rubbing alcohol on your skin.  It tastes bitter and they'll stay away from you.

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2014, 02:57:29 pm »
If dogs and cats get garlic in their food they won't get fleas and will be resistant to ticks.   :dog: :cat:

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2014, 02:59:08 pm »
I never thought of that before.....so it was interesting to see what others had to say,,,,

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014, 03:49:40 pm »
Wow had no answer for this but the couple of suggestions I read were very interesting.  I didn't know about the rubbing alcohol or the garlic for cats and dogs.  I am going to check into the garlic idea for sure.

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2014, 04:04:57 pm »
My dad used to tell me a teaspoon of vinegar a day keep mosquitos from biting you.

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2014, 04:22:08 pm »
If you get this stuff called "Limacol" they will stay away for sure. When I took a trip down to the Carribbean to visit family I used this stuff, it smells like limes/lemons and definitely keep the bugs away.  ;)

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2014, 04:54:51 pm »
Brewer's Yeast

Also good for pets, they make it in tabs that dogs & cats love.

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2014, 07:15:13 pm »
Dont know about the food to eat.
But i noticed in tropical country, where there so many mosquitos, they use somekind of lotion that smell as lavender.

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2014, 11:36:40 am »
Brewer's Yeast

Also good for pets, they make it in tabs that dogs & cats love.

Where do I get that?
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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2014, 11:57:07 am »
I don't know if there are any specific foods as such, however you do perspire what you eat. I mean, there's times I've eaten curries and then my skin has reeked of curry the next day. I guess on that basis you might think about staying away of candies and sweets etc. But I really don't know, am just speculating. 

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2014, 12:04:06 pm »
Ya can drink Vitamin Bs and honey mixed with white vingar together.   :present:

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Re: What's Something Good to Eat to Keep Bugs Away?
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2014, 03:43:49 pm »
Brewer's Yeast

Also good for pets, they make it in tabs that dogs & cats love.

Where do I get that?

You can purchase it just about any where, including Walmart.   You can order it cheaply from Amazon too.
Trader Joes, Whole Foods, any health food store. 

Works & chock full of B vitamins to boot.....

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