Did you know that what you eat can heavily impact how you’re going to perform in bed? That’s right, eating processed foods might lead to lethargy or poor performance during sexual intercourse, but eating the right foods provide the opposite effect.
Today, I am going to go over some foods that are definitely known to improve libido and some that are known to kill it.
Before I begin, supplementing with male enhancement pills can do wonders, especially if you pair it with the right foods. Now, without further ado, let’s get on with the list.
Foods that Improve Libido
- Black Raspberries
Drs. Brian and Anna Maria Clement, authors of the book ‘7 Keys to Lifelong Sexual Vitality’, said that the seeds that are found in black raspberries are rich in phytochemicals that help improve your mood and sexual endurance.
The great thing about this berries is that you can consume them as is or you can add them to your oatmeal or favorite dessert.
For centuries, cloves have been used in Ayurvedic medicine to help treat male sexual dysfunctions. This is further compounded by research that is done by the Journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Men who have lower sex drives should at least consume a teaspoon’s worth of cloves (and should be taken in powdered form) a week to get the full benefits.
Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that you should add to your diet. Whether you are eating it raw, cooked, steamed, or sautéed, you are going to get its full benefits regardless.
What benefits, you ask? Well, aside from having a rich vitamin and mineral profile, the vitamin C content that broccoli has is known to help promote good blood circulation to the different organs in the body.
How does this benefit the male populace? Well, increased blood flow to your penis can actually help you in getting stronger and longer-lasting erections.
Aside from the fact that they are one of the cheapest proteins that you can find on the market, eggs can be enjoyed in a number of different ways. You can have them boiled, scrambled, poached, or turned into a dessert of your liking.
Its rich protein content can help improve your sexual stamina and for those of you who do not know, when protein is broken down, it is turned into amino acids that can be utilized by your body in a number of different ways.
One amino acid, in particular, is L-arginine which is shown to improve erections and also keeps heart ailments at bay.
Foods That Are Known to Kill Your Libido
- Processed Sugary Confections
Men who are fond of processed baked goods and sugary confections are known to have lower libido. That is because of the processed ingredients and the fact that it contains loads of sugar- all contributing to lower sex drives.
Eating ice cream or other dairy products is a double-edged sword. On one end, its calcium content can help improve your bones and is also known to promote better cell health.
On the other end, the components of a dairy product (for instance, ice cream) are known to contain lactic acid which can lower your sex drive considerably.