Having a healthy sex drive is linked to feeling physically and emotionally healthy, so it’s no surprise that the foods you eat play a role in boosting your sex life.

A nutritious diet can benefit your sex life in many ways:

  • Boosting your libido
  • Improving blood flow and heart health
  • Improving your stamina

The following foods and fruits are packed with nutrients that can perk up your libido and improve your health;

Oysters

The urban legend is true on what they say about oysters. The seafood delicacy has earned its reputation as an aphrodisiac; thanks to its high level of zinc, a nutrient which helps produce sperm and increases libido.

Oysters[source; google]

Asparagus and other vegetables

They are loaded with zinc which is necessary to maintain optimum levels of testosterone. Inadequate zinc levels prevents the pituitary gland from releasing hormones that stimulate testosterone production.

Steamed asparagus with side platted mayonnaise[source: google]

Red wine

Women who drink at least 2 glasses of red wine a day have a higher libido than those who prefer other alcoholic drinks.

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Eggs

Not only are eggs an ancient symbol of fertility but also high in vitamin B5 and B6 which help balance hormone levels and fight stress. When you are less stressed, you are more in tune with your body and you can therefore enjoy sex.

Scrambled eggs[source: google]

Sweet potatoes

Your body transforms the beta-carotene found in the vegetable into vitamin A which keeps the vagina and uterus in good shape plus helps produce sex hormones.

Cooked sweet potatoes[source: google]
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Chocolate

This sweet treat contains theobromine, a stimulating alkaloid similar to caffeine.it also produces serotonin, a chemical that helps enhance feelings of happiness in your brain

Melted chocolate in a bowl[source: google]

Fish

Fatty fish is linked to increase in sex drive. Try sardines, trouts which contain the omega-3 fatty acid.

Fried sardines[source: google]

Watermelon and strawberries

The former contains phytonutrients found in the low-calorie fruits which helps relax blood vessels much like Viagra does and may help increase libido while the latter eaten while dipped in libido-boosting dark chocolate can be sensual enough on its own.

strawberries and watermelon[source: google]

Feature photo: Google

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