Ten Foods that will Give your Love Life a Sexual Boost
According to Dr. Nicholas Perricone, there are ten foods that you should eat on a regular basis to help you improve your love life.
Asparagus - this vegetable is rich in folate, a B vitamin that helps increase the production of histamine, a chemical that at correct levels promotes a healthy sex drive.
Avocado - this fruit is rich in folic acid. Combined with healthy fats, it increases energy production and improves mood and your sense of well-being.
Blueberries - these unassuming berries not only help the body to release dopamine, an energizing, stimulatory neurotransmitter, they also protect the body from losing dopamine cells as a consequence of aging. Dopamine increases brain energy production and maintains youthful brain function so having an appropriate level of dopamine exerts an extremely important antiaging effect. As you get older, think about consuming more blueberries. Pie anyone?
Cold-water fish - have an abundance of omega-3 fats which are necessary to the brain and nervous system. It also increases sexual stamina so load up on salmon, sardines, herring, anchovies, and other cold-water fish. Not only do omega-3 fats enhance your love life, they also improve your mood, memory and brain power, fight depression, improve your skin, and increase your sense of well--being.
Dark Chocolate - by now we all know that it contains phenylethylamine, a chemical that heightens the feeling of being in love.
Watermelon - has plenty of L-citrulline, an amino acid that helps improve blood flow to the sexual organs and we know how important that is.
Garlic contains allicin, a compound thought to increase blood flow to the sexual organs. But you have to keep taking garlic every day for a month for it to be effective.
Oysters on a half-shell are a favorite with men. Somehow their body instinctively knows that oysters are good for them. That's because oyster contain a lot of zinc and zinc is essential for testosterone production and keeps sperm healthy. For women, eating oysters improves their libido. Oysters also have dopamine. See blueberries on the importance of dopamine.
Peanuts - studies show that they are rich in the amino acid L-arginine, a substance that is used to make nitric acid. Nitric acid relaxes blood vessels, thus improving sexual function in men and may help in erectile dysfunction.
Pumpkin seeds - Like oysters, pumpkin seeds are also a great source of zinc. Zinc keeps the male prostate gland healthy and boosts women's libido. These seeds are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which promote the health of the male prostate gland and boosts women's libido..
Now that you know which foods will improve your love life, think about ways to incorporate them in your diet. Even better, around Valentine's Day, think of putting together a meal that contalins all of the above.
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