Chemical preservatives have been shown to disrupt hormone function. 3 common chemicals found in food preservatives - contribute to disruption of our hormones and may lead to obesity and possibly fetal defects.
Sugar acts as food for the Lactobacilli bacteria that reside in our vaginas which produce “lactic acid” and contribute to the acidic nature of the vagina and that keeps the wrong type of bacteria away.
Like the rest of the skin on our bodies, our labia and vagina have an acid mantle that protects against the wrong bacteria. An imbalance in the acidity level can cause bacteria, yeast or fungus to flourish.