The world is crazy about food and the health benefits of it. But have you ever thought that apart from maintaining your body’s weight and shape, a thoughtful eating behavior may also have a direct influence on your sex life.
Many foods are found to have a positive effect of your sex drive, and here are the best ones:
The phytonutrients present in this juicy fruit helps in relaxing the blood vessels and the amino acid called, L- citrulline, found in it, improves the blood flow to the sex organs.
Almonds are rich in vitamins and minerals that are directly linked to enhanced sexual health and reproduction. The zinc present it is important for the production of male sex hormones, while the Selenium is believed to reverse the infertility issues.
3. Sweet Potato
Being rich in Potassium, it finds its way in blood pressure management. It is thus considered to be helpful in treating the Erectile Dysfunction. It also contains a precursor of Vitamin-A, called Beta Carotene, an important nutrient to treat infertility.
It is rich in Vit B6, which is essential for sex hormone production. This antioxidant, potassium and Vitamin rich food is equally good for both sexes.
Saffron is known to be one of the best foods to have aphrodisiac properties for both men and women. It is also believed to help in insomnia, anxiety and PMS.
Oysters are rich in Zinc. This mineral enhances the testosterone and sperm production. And if you are a vegetarian, include sesame seeds to get the benefits of Zinc.
7. Dark Chocolates
Chocolates are considers as sensual foods, they not only elevates the mood, but also stimulate the secretion of chemical that are needed for sex. One of the brain chemical called Serotonin produces the feeling of pleasure, in both men and women.
The chemicals present in figs promote the secretion of Pheromones. These are the chemicals that attract the people of opposite sex. These are also considered excellent stimulants of fertility.
Walnuts keeps your arteries relaxed, even after the active exercises and exertion. They are found to be helpful in production of Nitric acid which keeps the arteries elastic and increases the blood flow.
This member of the cruciferous family is high in Vit C. and thus aids in enhanced blood circulation to organs and is also linked to improved libido in men. It is high in Indol - 3 carbinol, a compound that aids in reducing estrogen levels, thus it has an opposite effect on female sex drive.