We all think about it everyday, every second and in every way. At the end of the day we all think about Food and we all know what we eat directly influences your body and your body functions. This also includes your sex life, yes food you consume can have a direct impact on your sex life, affecting your hormones, brain chemistry and energy and stress levels.
This foods are know as Aphrodisiac. Aphrodisiac foods are defined as substances that increases sexual desire once ingested. The name comes from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of sexuality and love.Below is top 10 list of locally available Aphrodisiac foods.
1. The Avocado
We all see them every day and just by the look and shape you will see the reason why it was associated with sexuality. The Aztecs called the avocado ahuacuatl, or “testicle tree.” While this creamy, cancer-fighting goodness packs in the calories, it’s also high in folic acid, vitamin B6, potassium, omega-3 fatty acids and oleic acid, which fights “bad” cholesterol. Yes, the green-skinned delight is high in fat, but guys, you need fat for your body to make testosterone!
The egg is one of the most ancient fertility symbols. Eggs are high in B6 and B5, which help you balance hormone levels and fight stress. Raw chicken eggs eaten before sex are considered to enhance one’s libido. But we’re talking eggs of all sorts, fish or fowl.
The caffeine in coffee is a stimulant that ups the heart rate and makes the blood flow. Additionally, it is the top source of antioxidants in the diet, according .Lets say it gives you that extra bang .
By its shape alone, the connection with sexuality is quite obvious. However, you’ll also find that bananas are loaded with potassium, magnesium and B vitamins. It also contains chelating minerals and the bromeliad enzyme, said to enhance the male libido.
Pure chocolate, the king of natural aphrodisiacs, contains a host of compounds including anandamide, the psyochoactive feel-good chemical, and PEA (phenylethylamine), the “love chemical,” which releases dopamine in the pleasure centers of the brain and peaks during orgasm. PEA is said to help induce feelings of excitement, attraction and euphoria. Cacao also contains tryptophan, a key component of the neurotransmitter serotonin known to promote a sense of well-being and relaxation.In short chocolate is a Sex Drug.
Hope you try out some of these foods and feel free to add some that you may know of .Please remember that it is a medical fact that what is good for your sexual function is also good for the heart or brain. In other words you need a well rounded and healthy diet and with this you will be doing it right (no pun intended).