12 Foods That Will Boost Sex Drive

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If you’re looking to power things up in your sex life and artificial sexual enhancement drugs are not your style, here are 12 foods you should start eating that’ll fix things for you.

 

Red meat
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Read meat, along with dark meat of birds is good source of zinc that lowers the content of the hormone prolactin in the body. Lack of prolactin leads to sexual dysfunction.

 

Dark Chocolate
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Dark chocolates are not only delicious to eat; it also has a number of positive impacts on health. It is rich in antioxidants, which increase both dopamine and serotonin levels in the brain. Thus, it lowers the stress level and acts as a “mood” booster. Besides the cocoa of dark chocolate relaxes the blood vessels and increases the blood flow in the arteries.

 

Oatmeal
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Oats lower the cholesterol levels, prevent the narrowing of blood vessels, and improve the flow of blood. The lower your cholesterol level, the better your erection.

 

 

Ginseng
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Researchers at the University of Hawaii found that women who took a ginseng supplement significantly upped their libido in a month, and 68 percent also said their overall sex life improved dramatically. “Add ginseng into your diet or try one of the many ginseng teas available. Don’t just take any ginseng since most drinks containing them also contain chemicals not good for your health.

 

Eggs

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Eggs are high in protein which is a good source of stamina, and they’re also low in calories. They’re also an excellent source of amino acids, which combat certain types of heart ailments as well as erectile dysfunction.
Ginger

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This keeps the heart healthy. Many cultures have used ginger as an aphrodisiac and American doctor Dr. Mehmet Oz once listed ginger as one of his top 4 libido boosters. Ginger is also high in potassium, magnesium, and copper. It is a great anti-nausea substance, and has anti-inflammatory effects.

 

Green Tea

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Green tea contains catechins that speeds up the liver and melts body fat. It increases dopamine production. Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter in the brain responsible for so many things including; regulating emotion, goal fulfillment, and ability to sense pleasure. Furthermore, lacking dopamine can lead to addictions and neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s.

 

Honey

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Honey is associated with love and sex in both the Bible and the Kama Sutra. At traditional Indian weddings, the bridegroom is often offered honey to boost his stamina – and it could do the same for all men.
Most potent are honeys from bees that gather nectar from aphrodisiac flowers such as jasmine, orchids or marjoram – reputedly the favourites of the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite.


Bananas

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Adding two bananas to your daily diet will provide the energy and nutrients your body needs to perform better in bed. Bananas contain Vitamin B and Potassium which both play a very important roles in the body’s ability to make sex hormones. When a man’s body has what it needs to produce sex hormones, he will have a better chance of lasting longer in the bedroom.

Watermelons and Mangoes

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Watermelons and mangoes increase libido in men which is responsible for sexual arousal. Watermelon reduces depression and also improves blood flow throughout the body.

 

Peppers 

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Peppers contain capsaicin that releases endorphins and widens blood vessels as well as increasing blood circulation through the body.

 

Brown Rice

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Brown rice is packed full of B vitamins which are vital for the production of energy  without which there is no libido worth talking about. It is also a good source of magnesium essential for muscle contraction, which is also vital for sexual sensitivity, arousal, ejaculation and orgasm. It contains zinc which helps in correcting erectile dysfunction and in males, helps produce testosterone.

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