This morning, on a day where many of the Cosmopolitan team are nursing hangovers, I rather cruelly asked them: "What does semen taste like to you? Their responses ranged from: "Like accidentally swallowing sea water," and, "Salty. Warm," to, "certainly not my protein of choice," and "sour".
Because I am above anything an ethical journalist, I won't reveal the names of my sources. But please know, they exist and they work on this here website. The rotters. And to work out whether eating certain foods you've all heard the pineapple 'myth', right? Here's what the experts say Dr Shirin Larkhani, a general practitioner explains that although semen taste can vary hugely from one person to another, there are certain This may give semen a slightly mushroomy taste.
When someone ejaculates more bodily fluids are added from the prostate gland and seminal vesicles which can again alter the taste and smell. It has a bleach like smell due to the alkaline content. She also says healthy semen is "usually cloudy white or grey fluid which is thicker than water, and almost jelly-like", but that it can be a little yellowy, too. You've probably heard the rumour that pineapple can make someone's semen taste nicer. So is there any truth in it? Whereas pineapple, oranges and other sweet fruits may make it taste sweeter.
This is largely due to how the enzymes in the food break down and affect proteins, thus impacting on the smell and taste. This is highly subjective though, just as our tastes vary with food it's logical that our tastes in semen does too. General practitioner Dr Diana Gall agrees, saying semen can have a bitter taste because it is an alkaline - and that this is why eating acidic foods like food could change the taste.
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