Today, more and more people are becoming aware of the importance of taking care of their bodies with good health and hygiene practices.
Most of us have shelves full of skin and beauty products. Furthermore, we brush and floss daily. We give ourselves weekly hair treatments. We exercise regularly. However, somehow, in the midst of all of this self-care we neglect the pointed attention to our most essential body part—-the essence of our womanhood— and the porthole to keeping us in complete optimal health.
As many as one in four women will get a yeast infection (also known as candida) and about 60% percent of all women will experience painful urinary tract infections (UTI’s) during their lifetimes. UTI’s and yeast infections can lead to other more serious health complications. Repeated and long term UTI’s can lead to kidney related issues, while yeast infections impact the immune system and have a high probability of leading to other illnesses even some as life threatening as cancer. Maintaining our vaginal health is the key to prevention.
Fortunately, the secret to good vaginal health is simpler than you may have imagined. Just check your kitchen pantry! Following is a list of 10 superfoods we recommend women incorporate into their diets for supporting and maintaining vaginal health: