Talk:Foot Odor Microbes

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Heath,

This is a very interesting topic. Thank you for informing us of this affliction. I know that many people are plagued with this problem and have issues with smelly feet. I think it is very interesting how a group of microbes that cause stinky feet can also help with Malaria resistance. Perhaps you could expand in this intriguing topic since it has so much medicinal practicality.

-Matt


Overall I thought it was really good and interesting read! I never thought about about this topic much much before, especially the relation to cheese a mosquitoes and malaria. It was well-explained and easy to read. In the Foot Odor vs. Body Odor section, maybe expand on the how the differences in sweat glands affect body odor (if they do at all), because you explained how they differ but didn’t really say if those differences cause odor differences. You mainly attributed the differences in odor only to ventilation and how clean the area is. Also, maybe label each of your pictures as figure 1, 2, etc. so that you could reference them when necessary and italicize the genus and species when you mention them. Aside from that, it looked pretty good aside from some small grammatical problems.

Some parts to look at and fix:

“Diabetics are especially are at risk for more serious symptoms because they are at risk to develop diabetic ulcers, known as diabetic feet, as a result of infection.”

In the introduction: peoples feet to people’s feet.

In Health Benefits(Malaria Prevention): humans breath to human’s breath

In conclusion: “Finally and maybe most importantly keep ones feet dry plays an important part in making the feet a less ideal growth environment for microbes.”—change to keeping, and maybe add commas in it.

-Chris Link