Your sex drive, or libido, is greatly influenced by biological and physical factors.
What you put into your body can have a direct impact on how you feel and how your body reacts to physical stimulation. Different foods stimulate different hormones and chemicals in your body, and stimulating the right ones can help improve your libido. Here are some foods that can help improve your performance and increase your sex drive.
are rich in Vitamin C and a host of antioxidants, both of which have been linked to higher sperm count in men.
are good for your health in general, but especially for your heart health and blood circulation. They are packed with vitamins E and B6, potassium, and monounsaturated fats, which are all important for a strong, healthy heart.
contain selenium, zinc and vitamin E. These minerals and vitamins have been shown to improve sexual health and performance. Zinc is helpful in producing testosterone, while vitamin E is good for heart health and selenium is helpful with fertility issues. The omega-3 fatty acids in almonds may also improve sex drive.
4. Sweet Potatoes
are rich in potassium, beta-carotene and vitamin. Potassium helps with high blood pressure, which has an impact on erectile function. The beta-carotene provides vitamin A, which may be helpful in cases of infertility.
is great for peak performance because of its high levels of zinc. Women with higher levels of zinc are found to have better sex drive, and the pine nuts in pesto are an excellent source for this.
is a great libido booster. It contains more lycopene than tomatoes and is comparable to Viagra in its ability to relax muscles and increase blood circulation to certain areas of your body.
is good for virility. Pomegranate has a positive effect on erectile dysfunction and has antioxidants that are linked to improved blood flow.
contains a particular stimulant that promotes a good mood, especially women.
increases both serotonin and dopamine levels, leading to a happier, more relaxed, and less stressed state of mind. It is a great mood booster and has been shown in studies to heighten feelings of arousal and sexual passion.
contains steroids called androsterone and androstenol. When consumed, these chemicals travel through our sweat glands and work to attract the opposite sex. It also has arginine, which helps expand blood vessels in the same way Viagra does.
It goes without saying you are what you eat, and this includes your libido. Of course there are many imbalances that can contribute as well. If you’d like to dig deeper to uncover the contributors to your imbalances and reclaim your long lost libido, please contact me for a FREE discovery session to learn more about how we can work together to get you feeling your best again!
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