Yogurt: Probiotic, helps maintin pH of the vagina. Cranberry Juice: Fights urinary tract infection and bad bacteria. Sweet Potatoes: Vitamin A keeps vaginal walls healthy. Dark Chocolate: Rich source of anti oxidants to boost sexual health. Almonds and Pumpkin seeds: High in zinc for regular menstrual cycles. Soy: Phytoestrogen to keep vagina lubricated.
Vaginal infections and irritations can be very painful. Itching, burning, redness or any kind of discomfort can make you restless and uncomfortable. Here are a few foods that you must incorporate in your diet for a healthy vagina.
Foods For Vaginal Health
Yogurt: Now yogurt with live cultures or probiotic supplements. It has the same good bacteria your vagina needs to maintain its pH levels. Probiotics are live organisms or friendly bacteria that held fight infections and boost digestive health. If you’re not very fond of yogurt, Sauerkraut, miso, and kimchi are also very good sources of priobiotics.
Cranberry Juice: Cranberry Juice is helped to both prevent and heal urinary tract infections. Loaded with acid compounds that fight off bad bacteria, Crabberry juice can be very effective in keeping your vagina healthy. Also, try cutting down on caffeine and alcohol as they are known to irritate the bladder.
Sweet Potatoes: The high content of Vitamin A in sweet potatoes helps keeping your vagina and the uterine walls healthy, and also produce the hormones required to keep you active and energized.
Dark Chocolate: Dark chocolate is very rich in anti oxidants and can boost overall sexual function and can also help maintain vaginal health.
Almonds and Pumpkin Seeds: They both have a high content of zinc, which can both regularize your menstrual cycle as well as your hormones. Zinc is also known be a great mood enhancer and can strengthen your immune system.
Soy: Soy contains phytoestrogens that can keep your vagina lubricated. You can consume soy in the form of edamame, tofu, tempeh, and miso. Avoid processed foods for good health.
Edited by Pragya Sharoff