Bacterial Vaginosis and Diet

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DESCRIPTION: A more plant-based diet may help prevent vaginal infections, one of the most common gynecological problems of young women.

More on the detrimental effects of saturated fat in videos such as:

• Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep (
• Breast Cancer Survival, Butterfat, and Chicken (
• Dead Meat Bacteria Endotoxemia (
• How to Help Prevent Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (
• Saturated Fat & Cancer Progression (
• Trans Fat, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol: Tolerable Upper Intake of Zero (

The fishy odor is a consequence of a compound of decay called putrescine, which is also found in certain foods. More about these "biogenic amines" in:

• Can Cellulite Be Treated With Diet? (
• New Corpse Smell (
• Carcinogenic Putrescine (

Now nasal douching is another matter. See The Risks and Benefits of Neti Pot Nasal Irrigation ( and my answer about the "brain-eating amoeba" (

More on vaginal health in Treating Genital Warts With Green Tea ( and more on achieving maximum nutrient density in Calculate Your Healthy Eating Score (

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