If you plan to put some sizzle back into your love life, food can help you set the mood. There’s nothing better than a romantic, home-cooked dinner, featuring some R-rated foods to help turn up the heat.
There is growing evidence that the components in foods can enhance your libido.
Here are 10 super foods that have been major players in aphrodisiac history and lore, and also have modern-day science to back up their claims.
Ginseng, like a lot of herbs, is thought to work by helping the body make more nitric oxide — as does Viagra.
A study reported that a dietary supplement containing extracts of Korean ginseng as well as ginkgo and other ingredients improved the sex drives of test participants.
Garlic has a lot of therapeutic properties and one of them is to recover testicular functions and improve male sexual health. It is also believed to have aphrodisiac properties and improve blood circulation.
However, other studies indicate that excessive consumption of garlic can inhibit testicular functions and impair sperm count. So limit yourself to having two to four cloves a day to improve your sexual health, besides boosting your cardiovascular functions.
Also, Garlic contains anticoagulant properties that help ensure plenty of blood flow to your nether regions. You and your partner can both benefit from a healthy dose of garlic before an amorous evening. If you’re both eating it, nobody will mind the strong breath.