Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Eat Your Way To Better Sex

Better Sex Through Food

Fenugreek - contains a substance called saponin, which is believed to increase the production of male sex hormines, including testosterone. In preliminary studies, men who took fenugreek increased their sex drive by as much as 28%.
Celery - Boosts the hormone androsterone, which is an important pheromone that has been shown to attract women.
Maca - Increases testosterone levels, which can improve sexual performance, the frequency with which people desire sex and can be effective in increasing sperm count! For women, maca is known to increase sex-drive and fertility!
Pumpkin Seeds - Pumpkin seeds contain zinc, which is important in testosterone production for men and also helps to sustain sexual desire in women. Pumpkin seeds are also rich in the essential fatty acid omega 3, which acts as a precursor of prostaglandins, hormone-like substances that play a key role in sexual health.
Bananas - Help to boost male libido largely due to the presence of the enzyme bromelain. Bananas are also a good source of B vitamins like riboflavin and potassium, which which are vital for sex-hormone production.
Avocado - Helps to increase both male and female libido. It contains very high levels of folic acid, vitamin B6, which improves male hormone production and potassium, which helps to regulate a woman's thyroid gland.
Chilies - Contain capsaicin the substance that gives kick to peppers, curries and other spicy foods. Capsaicin triggers the release of endorphins. It also stimulates nerve endings and raises your heart rate.
Basil - Increases circulation, stimulates the sex drive and boosts fertility! It is also said to produce a general sense of well being for body and mind. Basil oil was once employed by Mediterranean prostitutes as a perfume to attract customers.
Cardamom - An intensely powerful aphrodisiac and also beneficial in treating impotence. It is high in cineole, which can increase blood flow in certain delicate areas!
Garlic - Contains high levels of allicin, a compound that improves blood flow to the sexual organs. Allicin is produced through an enzyme reaction which occurs only once garlic has been chopped. Swallowing whole cloves of garlic does not produce the same effect.