5 Foods that Can Improve Sexual Health

If you wish to improve your sexual health then you are probably tempted to take one of those pills that promise to boost your libido. Indeed, in this day and age, it seems that there’s a pill for almost every disease and affliction. We have pills for weight loss, pills for depression, pills for anxiety, pills for erectile dysfunction and a whole lot more. Unfortunately, the problem with most of these pills is that they only cure the surface of the problem instead of the root. Some of them also have long-term side effects. If you want to improve your libido and performance in bed then it’s probably a better idea to incorporate the following foods into your diet.

Hot Chillies

Some of the best foods that you can eat to improve your sexual health are chillies. Not only are chillies ideal for adding plenty of spice to your dishes, but they can also add spice to your sex life. Chillies contain capsaicin, a chemical that is known for improving your blood circulation. Capsaicin also helps in stimulating your nerve endings. Needless to say, good blood circulation and sensitive nerve endings are all necessary for good sexual health. So if you feel like it’s becoming difficult for you to become aroused, then you might want to load up on these spices.

Avocados

Introducing some fruits to your diet can also help you address some sex-related health problems. Avocados are not only good sources of vitamin E, but they also help your body produce hormones that are vital for sexual health–testosterone for men and estrogen for women. Avocados also have lubricating properties. So if you’re a woman who often experiences vaginal dryness, then avocados may make a good addition to your diet.

Bananas

Bananas contain high amounts of potassium which can help strengthen the muscles. Improving your muscle strength can result in stronger muscle contractions, which in turn, can result in more intense and longer-lasting orgasms.

Chocolate

The practice of giving chocolates as a romantic present is not just a tradition. It stems from the fact that chocolates are a universally known aphrodisiac. Real high-quality chocolates are made from cocoa, and cocoa contains high amounts of phenylethylamine. Phenylethylamine is a hormone that helps your body generate pleasant feelings as well as excitement.

Oysters

Oysters are another food that’s often linked to sex. They are particularly great for men who feel like their sexual appetites are weaning. Oysters are very rich in zinc which can help the body in the production of testosterone, the male sexual hormone.

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  • Shannon Barrett

    Hi mate you forgot to mention the Maca. The use of the maca has been documented since the time of the Incans, who used maca both as a main crop and as an aphrodisiac food for use of the royal court. Maca was such an effective libido enhancer that the Spanish colonizers paid part of their tribute to the King in maca roots.