Eating healthy should be something that we all set our minds on. Generally, we know that it’s important to eat our veggies and drink water to reduce our risks of major problems like heart and kidney complications, but we should also eat healthy for the sake our vaginal health as well.
What we eat definitely affects the health of our lady parts. And making the right choices, as far as what we consume, actually helps to prevent and treat common infections.
When Miss V isn’t happy, it can completely affect your confidence so you should probably eat the right foods, including these five.
Sweet potatoes taste great in any form whether baked, fried or boiled. We definitely love the sweet flavor but that shouldn’t make you underestimate the benefits it comes with.
Sweet potatoes have shown to be beneficial for PCOS patients, they also have wonderful nutrients for expectant women and, in this case, it does a great job at maintaining vaginal health.
Actually, its abundance of beta-carotene and Vitamin A and D have been a great remedy for people who struggle with Bacterial Vaginosis. Deficiencies of these nutrients have been linked to BV cases, and sweet potatoes can do a lot to ensure your risk is lowered.
Water should always be part of the equation for your overall health. And when it comes to your vaginal health, it is the ultimate cleanser. It has benefits when you drink it and it’s the prefect natural wash, except in habits like douching of course.
Drinking water will help to clear wastes from your vagina and if you suffer from dryness often, it can help you rehydrate. Therefore, you should make sure you’re drinking enough water daily for a happy, healthy and a pH balanced vagina.
Yoghurt is a great dessert if you’re craving something sweet and still want to maintain a healthy diet. It’s good for gut health and vaginal health as well.
Probiotic yoghurt, specifically, is very beneficial for maintaining a natural pH and healthy bacterial balance. Drink plain, probiotic-rich yoghurts often to stay healthy.
Broccoli doesn’t slack when it comes to disease and infection-fighting benefits. Some studies even suggest that it can help protect you from cancers like bladder and ovarian cancer.
Along with these benefits, it helps to boost your immunity, which prevents infections, and it supplies you with antioxidants that fight inflammation and enhance blood flow.
So if you want to be healthier and feel confident ‘downstairs’, you should consider having broccoli stir fry more often.
Miss V will also appreciate it if you would eat more garlic. Garlic has a powerful flavor and an even more powerful list of health pluses.
This herb has great antibacterial and fungal-fighting properties, which is very beneficial in keeping bacterial and yeast infections away. That is why there are garlic creams and tablets for those who want a natural remedy for yeast infections.
You can add garlic to your dishes or drink it in the form of a juice, to get the full benefits.