Nourishment has a direct impact on our the reproduction of our cells. What makes up our being and affects the balance or imbalance of our health.
Vaginal health is better impacted by taking the approach that health comes from within not from with-out. This refers to taking a pill for an ill, versus making the best sustenance choice to maintain harmony within your body. The body is a very finely tuned instrument and once you can tune into the whispers of your body, you will be able to refine what the signals mean.
There are certain foods that enhance your mind, body connection and others that block it. Processed salt, sugar, flour and dairy are inhibitors to mind to body communication, yogurt being the exception for its natural probiotic properties, these substances are highly processed, toxic, and addictive. The extra work your body has to do in digesting and eliminating these substances takes away from your optimum state of health.
When a dietary imbalance starts to accumulate, particularly an imbalance in PH or malnourishment, the vagina will signal us. Don’t worry here is a compiled list of foods that will make your vagina happy.
Vitamin C is essential for a healthy sex drive, however, for options, there are a lot of varieties foods that contain vitamin C, like kiwis, oranges, lemons, lime, guava and green peppers.
Molasses helps prevent cramps as it contains the best form of essential minerals for your body to absorb. One tablespoon every morning will set you on the path to cramp free periods.
Yogurt, along with other probiotics like kimchi, tempeh, miso, and sauerkraut, can help maintain the balance of bacteria in our vaginas. That can actually help reduce our risk for yeast infections.
Studies have shown that women who ate apples more than once a day were more lubricated and essentially had better sex. This is because apples contain a compound that mimics estradiol, a female sex hormone that can actually make it easier to orgasm.
Kombucha is another probiotic that can help your vagina maintain a good pH level.
Sweet potatoes are rich in Vitamin A, is awesome for producing a healthy vaginal and uterine walls. On top of that, Vitamin A keeps your hormones balanced.
Garlic keeps yeast infections away, not to mention all sorts of bad bacteria.
Avocados keep the vagina hydrated and lubricated as it should be. On top of that, avocados have a ton of fiber in them, which keeps your digestive system happy, not to mention helps deal with constipation.
Pumpkin seeds are high in zinc, which isn’t just what we make pennies out of, it’s what keeps our menstrual cycle regular. It also boosts the immune system.