Ask A Gynecologist: 'What Foods Change My Vagina's Natural Taste?'
Here's a hint: Beware of asparagus.
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Finally, we’re bringing you very public answers to some of your most private questions. When sexual and vaginal health concerns arise, OB/GYN and nationally known women’s health expert Dr. Jessica Shepherd wants to ensure you have the answers you need to feel at ease. As the founder of Her Viewpoint, an online women’s health forum, she uses this outlet to focus on addressing taboo topics in a comfortable setting. Prepare to take notes!
Q: What foods should I eat to change my vagina’s natural taste?
A: Foods and other things that you intake into your body, can definitely impact your body’s excretions. Your sweat, vaginal secretions, even male semen, is all impacted by what you eat and drink. Foods that usually cause distaste in that area would be things like asparagus, but tcome can enhance it, like pineapples.
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Eating fresh pineapples or drinking cranberry juice will work should be incorporated into your every day practices if you are concerned or worried about your natural bodily taste or smell. Always drink plenty of water too.
Keep your diet clean, make sure that you do drink a lot of water and hydrate, because you don’t want your bodily secretions to be concentrated if you’re not hydrated, and that’s what can potentially happen when you’re not well hydrated.
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