Nutri-Living Solutions Blog
January 13, 2009
Younglivingguide.com posted an interesting article on 10 super foods to increase libido.
Enjoying an active sex life is essential to our wellbeing, and the foods we eat play a large role in whether we are in ensuring we feel in the mood. 10 super foods to increase libido include:
Pumpkin seeds are one of the few foods that contain zinc, which is vital ensuring us vibrant sexual desire. If you have ever heard the term…zinc puts lead in the pencil. These yummy seeds are also a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids, which are mandatory for sexual wellbeing.
Women have compared chocolate to sex for decades. Now research is revealing a strong scientific link between the two.
According to Italian researchers, women who eat chocolate regularly had the highest levels of desire, arousal and satisfaction from sex. Where is my raw chocolate bar?
This sexual stimulator boosts a powerful substance known as androsterone, which is an odorless aphrodisiac in male perspiration that will send the woman wild…or at least ensure they take a second glance.
Bee pollen can help boost the sperm count. After all, it is essentially the sperm of nature.
Give a boost to male libido…just look at the shape! They contain an enzyme called Bromlain, which is important for sexual health. They are also a good source of B vitamins, which increase the body’s energy levels and the sex hormones.
Asparagus is very high in vitamin E, which is a vital nutrient for good sex. And if you believe that the shape of something reveals what it is good for, I think it’s obvious what asparagus will do for us!
This sexual tonic from Tibet increases testosterone levels, which stimulates libido in both men and women. Furthermore, goji berries improve overall stamina, mood and wellbeing, all of which are vital for an optimum sex life. There is an ancient Chinese proverb that states, “He who travels one thousand kilometers from home should not eat Goji!”
Figs are very high in amino acids, which are critical to increasing libido and boosting sexual stamina. Again, the have a wonderful shape that is perhaps nature’s way of letting us know its benefits.
This “creamy” fruit helps to set the night on fire with their high levels of folic acid. They ignite a powerful sexual energy. Avocado is also high in vitamin B6, which is a potent hormone regulator. Apparently, the Aztecs called the avocado tree the “testicle tree.”
This one of the new superfoods out can improve performance and alleviate impotency. It increases sperm count and testosterone levels in men. Also known as Nature’s Viagra it turns its consumers into wild sexual beasts.
Capsaicin, which is the substance that gives chilies their heat, can also heat up the bedroom. They release endorphins and other “feel good” hormones necessary for a spicy sex life.
Libido Killers Include:
Diets low in fat – Fats are building blocks for the hormones
Hydrogenated oils and fats – While good fats are essential to pleasure, these fats interfere with them and a good sex life.
Excess sugar – Sugar Overload causes blood sugar fluctuations that decrease energy and overall wellbeing and sexual health. It may also compromise neuro and circulatory actions that are vital for healthy performance. Fortunately, there are many delicious and healthy sugar alternatives.
Crash diets – A sudden drop in daily calorie or nutrient intake may cause a decline in sex hormones and a lagging libido. A sexy diet is one that is filled with vibrant libido boosting super foods and low in libido thieves everyday.