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Food can benefit you in a number of ways. They nourish you, give you energy, strengthen your immune system, some help you reduce the risk of diseases. Just as there are foods that are good for your brain or your heart, there are some that are also good for the vagina.
The foods with beneficial bacteria As the yogurt help to prevent the overgrowth of harmful bacteria. Lactobacilli occur naturally in the intestines, the vagina and even in the mouth.
Probiotics can balance the PH of the vagina and the good bacteria act as a barrier against infection. Lactobacilli prevent disease-causing organisms from attaching to the surface of the vagina, explains Dr. Carolyn Delucia to Eat This Not That.
Prebiotics are the food for beneficial bacteria, they help keep colonies healthy. Foods high in prebiotic fiber are the Beans and others vegetables, also the oats, banana Y berries.
The low supply of intestinal bacteria favors the excessive growth of fungi that cause infections such as fungus Candida and what causes vaginal yeast infection
3-4. Strawberries and blueberries
Foods rich in vitamin C, like strawberries, blueberries, guavas, peppers and citrus fruits, help strengthen the immune system and thereby also help fight vaginal infections
According studies, cranberry juice helps prevent the development of Urinary infectionsas they are full of antioxidants and acidic compounds that prevent the E. coli adhere to the walls of the urinary tract.
5-6. Pumpkin and sweet potato
Pumpkin is an excellent vitamin A nutrient that is important for reproduction points to the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements.
Pumpkin and sweet potato as a source of vitamin A can help strengthen muscle tissues so that the vaginal and uterine walls are healthy, as published Healthline.
7-8. Salmon and avocados
Fatty fish such as salmon, tuna and sardines are a source of Omega 3; while avocado is rich in oleic acid. Omega-3 fatty acids help with circulation and blood flow to the vagina, ultimately helping to increase libido.
The healthy fats, vitamin B-6 and potassium in avocado, also favor the libido. Additionally this fruit can improve lubrication Y strengthen the vaginal walls.
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