10 Superfoods to Boost Your Vaginal Health

By Just Her | May 14, 2021

Healthy eating has been at the forefront of health since forever. Yet we still look up to fancy-looking vaginal products to maintain vaginal hygiene. However, what we eat reflects on all aspects of health, and vaginal health is no different. - By Nikita Arya

 

It is no surprise that vaginal infections are one of the most common reasons why women visit doctors. Your lady parts deserve as much care as your skin or any other organ deserves. Vaginal care such as proper hygiene, regular visits to gynecologist, and safe sex can help you fight off vaginal infections, and some foods can aid the process!

1. Fight Off UTIs with Cranberries

Gulp down a good quantity of cranberry juice for a healthy vagina but keep a distance from the sugar-loaded varieties. Cranberries consist loads of antioxidants and acidic compounds that act as a barrier to the infection-causing bacteria that try to invade your bladder wall, thus preventing UTIs and other vaginal infections.

2. Yogurt’s Good Bacteria to Balance Vaginal pH
We all know how yogurt is packed with good bacteria. Apart from contributing to improved gut health and immunity, yogurt’s good bacteria also help by leveling your vaginal pH. Yogurt also adds to your vaginal health by keeping itching, foul odor, and dryness at bay.

3. Have Avocado to Reduce Vaginal Dryness

Aside from retaining moisture in your skin, the delicious fruit of avocado helps in keeping your vagina happier and healthier. Avocado helps in reducing vaginal dryness  as it is loaded with healthy monounsaturated fats that helps produce more estrogen.  

4. Flax Seeds for Lubrication Down There

Not just for a younger-looking skin, flax seeds also helps you feel younger down there. As you age, the natural process of lubrication might slow down. Flax seeds can help in improving lubrication by increasing the level of female sex hormone estrogen.

5. Strawberries for Improved Elasticity

Strawberries are a rich source of deliciousness and vitamin C, both of which are helpful enough to keep your vajayjay blooming. Vitamin C has dual roles in keeping your vagina healthy. Firstly, it helps in preventing vaginal dryness by producing more estrogen. And secondly, it improves muscle and tissue elasticity by synthesizing collagen production in the body.

6. Eat Apples For Better Orgasm

An apple not just keeps the doctor away but also makes your sex life more enjoyable!  Enriched with phytoestrogen and phloridzin, apple helps in improving sexual function and the ability to orgasm. It also helps you in becoming more aroused and lubricated.

7. Broccoli to the Rescue You From Ovarian Cancer

This superfood delivers numerous health benefits to your body. Loaded with Flavonoid kaempferol, a type of antioxidant, broccoli can help you in preventing yourself from ovarian cancer.

8. Healthy Nuts for a Stronger Vagina

Don’t go nuts thinking how you would take care of your vagina, start eating nuts instead! Peanuts, walnuts, and almonds are enriched with vitamin E that makes your vaginal walls stronger. It also helps in preventing dryness, and makes sure the mucous glands in vaginal walls function properly.

9. Sweet Potatoes to Make Your Womb A Hospitable Environment

Just as sweet as its name, this variety of potatoes offers some really sweet benefits to your vagina. For improved fertility, consume sweet potato as it contains beta carotene and vitamin A that help strengthen and protect uterine walls. Beta carotene and vitamin A in sweet potato also help in a healthy development of the fetus in the womb.

10. Spinach Helps the Blood Flow

This green leafy vegetable is a gift of nature to your vagina. The high content of magnesium helps in reducing inflammation in blood vessels, which causes blood to flow in your whole body, including the genitalia. As blood flow in the nether region increases, you feel more aroused, which further makes sex more pleasurable.

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