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5 foods that are bad for your vagina

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In case you didn’t know, what you put in your mouth can affect your vagina. Food is one of the basic human wants and it serves to nourish your entire body, vagina included.

Some foods have an adverse effect on your vagina; they affect the smell, taste and flora of your vagina.

Here are some of such foods:

  1. Sugar

Sugar can increase yeast growth in the vagina so if you are prone to yeast infections, you should probably cut down your sugar intake.

  1. Garlic

Garlic has such a strong smell that it can affect the smell of your vagina when you consume a considerable amount just as it can affect your breath.

  1. Alcohol

Just like sugar, alcohol can encourage yeast growth in the vagina. If you consume excessive amounts of alcohol, it may affect your vagina adversely.

  1. Tobacco

Nicotine compounds can be found in the vagina mucus of women who smoke cigarettes. You can imagine how that would turn out in terms of taste and smell.

  1. Coffee

Not only can coffee affect the smell of your vagina, it can increase the risk of you getting a yeast infection.

 

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