Pheromones May Draw You to the Mate with the Healthiest Immune System
Pheromones may draw you to the mate with the healthiest immune system. The secrets of attraction may lie in immune system DNA that’s sensed through sweat.
Here’s some new information about the science of attraction: Your body odor may provide your mate with subconscious clues about the strength of your immune system.
Researchers from the University of Western Australia, reporting in the journal “Animal Behavior,” say that whether or not the object of your desire finds you irresistible may depend on how sweet your sweat smells, according to a report in the Daily Mail. A woman’s sweat holds genetic information that signals to a potential hubby whether their offspring would possess the best chance of fighting off illness.
The more varied a woman’s histocompatibility, or MHC, genes are, the more attractive she appears to the opposite sex. Read more