SO. If you want to keep your vagina looking and feeling it's tip-top best (who doesn't) it starts with nutrition.
Whether it's a weird pong, bout of cystitis or annoying itch - a lot of these problems can be resolved with simple tweaks to your diet.
OBVIOUSLY, if you are having weird vaj symptoms, it's best to book an appointment with your GP (we ain't doctors afterall) but adding these foof-friendly foods should help to keep your hoohah happy.
*Running low on vagina synonyms already*
Sweet potatoes are filled with Vitamin A, that contributes to making our uterine walls super strong, as well as encouraging the production of hormones that help us stay energised and awake.
Garlic might make your breath stink, but it's great for your lady-bits cos raw cloves contain loads of antimicrobial and antifungal properties that help prevent vaginal problems - such as itching, burning, odor, vaginal discharge and even UTIs.
Anyone who's ever suffered from cystitis will be well acquainted with cranberry juice. It helps to balance the vagina's normal pH level and its acidic property helps fight bacteria that cause UTIs and vaginal infections.
Natural Greek Yoghurt contains live and active cultures (good types of bacteria, basically) that prevent disease-causing organisms from attaching to the vagina and produce chemicals like lactic acid that inactivate or kill other infection-causing organisms. It also helps maintain healthy pH levels in the body. Stock up.
Avocado supports healthy vaginal walls and keep it naturally lubricated which helps prevent vaginal dryness as well as itching and burning.
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