Stop the presses: aphrodisiacs do exist and they’re everything we’ve hoped for. Let’s not be too precious, a sex drive is a biological function. And sometimes the drive is revved up and ready to go…. Sometimes, not so much. So what do you do when you’re stuck in neutral but want to put the pedal to metal? Eat! These foods have all been proven to help with libido. So get cooking and steam things up!
Dark chocolate is said to release the feel good hormone serotonin, which is probably why having a nibble always makes you smile. A small serving will help get you in the mood.
Garlic is full of the compound allicin, said to thing out the blood. Thinner blood means better circulation which means open arteries which ultimately helps your man with a boost in stamina… and other places.
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Did you know that during orgasm, we release a chemical called histamine? And asparagus is rich in folate, which regulates the production of said chemical? Do with that information what you will.
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Science is sexy: in 2008 researchers at Texas A&M reported that watermelon as the same ingredients that give Viagra it’s oomph. So a slice can have the same effects on the body’s blood vessels and libido.
As if we needed another reason to put avocado on everything… Aguacates are full of good-for-you fats, vitamin B6, and folic acid all of which are fantastic fuel for your body. And Vitamin B6 is said to help hormone production in men, a factor in a strong sex drive.