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Foods That Keep Your Vagina Smelling Right (And The Ones That Don’t)
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Foods That Keep Your Vagina Smelling Right (And The Ones That Don’t)


While using the right products definitely plays a part in the sensational scent or unforgiving odor between your legs, an even bigger factor are the foods that you eat. Yes, you are what you eat, and sometimes you even smell like what you eat… even down there, boo. And it's the foods with the strongest odors that are the biggest culprits.

But it doesn't have to be all bad. Just like there are foods that make your vagina smell bad, there are also quite a few that give it a refreshing scent. But before we start, just know I'm not telling you how your vagina should smell. I'm just letting you know the impact certain foods have on it.

So, let's explore both sides, shall we?

Foods That Make Your Vagina Smell Good

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I figured we could start off with the obvious one. It hasn't been scientifically proven, but there are enough songs about the fact that eating pineapples provides an enjoyable scent down there. Now, I can't say when and how many pineapples you would need to eat for it to start making a difference, but trust, over time, it will. And you and anyone who has any interaction with your vagina will be happy about it. The same goes for other citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruit thanks to their natural sugars.

Foods That Make Your Vagina Smell Bad

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Once again, it is garlic's very heavy and strong smell that causes the vagina to smell… not so great. I'm pretty sure this is stating the obvious, but this also goes for onions and curry. While there hasn't been a ton of research done on the direct impact of garlic, it is known that garlic effects the body odor, including the vagina's scent. Garlic also has the reputation of making your pee smell too. So it's pretty much a lose-lose with this vegetable. But if you're a garlic fanatic, especially when it comes to foods like garlic bread and pasta, just watch that intake.

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