Food For Peak Sexual Performance
There are parties everywhere, places to go and people to meet. How are you ever going to get all the energy for all this
Easy! The key to keeping your energies up and being in the mood is eating the right food.
For thousands of years, people have searched for edible items to guarantee peak sexual performance and pleasure. Ancient Romans swore by hippo horns, while even now, tiger penis is thought to be a libido booster in China.
Luckily for you, but especially for the hippos and the tigers, there are healthier and more palatable edibles that give you longer-lasting results than these two above mentioned quick-fix aphrodisiacs.
Best of all you can find these foods in your pantry and not in some African Savannah, food that really can lead to a better sex life. Your choice of food can put some sizzle – or fizzle – in your sex life.
Fuel your sex machine for all the action ahead of you, or you’ll regret it! To be in peak condition and to get another eager invitation back for some more, here is a low down on foods that boost your sexual performance.
Chocolate has been described as the food of Gods. An Italian study, from the Journal of Sexual Medicine, shows that women who eat chocolate daily have higher libido and more satisfying sex than those who don’t. Chocolate contains phenylethylamine, a chemical compound that can produce feelings of euphoria by releasing dopamine, the neurotransmitter in the brain, which surges during orgasms. Strawberries dipped in melted dark chocolate anyone?
Ah, the rumoured aphrodisiac! Oysters are an acquired taste, no doubt, but for some, this seafood provides a zinc boost, which ultimately leads to longer, stronger sex. And watching your woman shuck might get you more excited than you think. Just make sure she’s fond of them first.
Bananas are a great sex food. Bananas are ideal to give you endurance in the bedroom, as they are a rich source of vitamin B that converts carbohydrates into energy. It also helps your body to produce sex hormones such as testosterone. Having a banana a few hours before getting into action can keep you pepped up!
A cup of coffee in the morning may pack more than just an energy boost. Research suggests that there are several health benefits associated with drinking coffee. Drinking coffee improves arterial health and decreasing the risk of plaque formation. Coffee may not only improve heart health but also your sexual health by allowing blood flow into the right areas. A recent study has found that two cups of coffee a day can decrease a healthy man’s risk of erectile dysfunction and help maintain healthy vaginal lubrication.
Avocados & almonds
Avocados and almonds are full of good fats that are great for circulation. Anything that keeps the heart beating strong helps keep blood flowing to all the right places. For better blood flow, eat foods like granola, chickpeas, cashews, peanuts, walnuts and root vegetables. They’re all rich in L-Arginine, which improves sexual function by boosting circulation, and thus erectile response.
Good circulation is thought to be crucial for sexual functioning in both men and women. A good, strong erection requires good blood circulation, hence, awesome sex.
This green leafy vegetable is loaded with sexual benefits. “It is rich in Vitamin E, which is a major catalyst in the production of sex hormones in the body. It is also rich in manganese, which facilitates the production of the female hormone oestrogen.
Spice it up with Chilli!
Chilli doesn’t just spice up your palette but also your bedroom. Chilli peppers perk up blood circulation, which is good for sexual functioning. So, dig into some spicy food when spicing up things between the sheets.
Honey & Mead
Not many foods have the aphrodisiac credentials of honey. After all, it lends its name to the best part of a wedding: the honeymoon. More precisely, the honeymoon is named for mead; an ancient alcoholic beverage made with honey and long thought to increase the libido—especially among people just married.
Mead has been made for centuries, and modern science is finding that there’s something to the idea that honey makes newlyweds even more amorous. It contains significant quantities of B vitamins, proteins, and nitric oxides that promote a healthy reproductive system and increase sex drive. Mead also lowers inhibitions and wedding night jitters through its alcoholic qualities.
Making better dietary choices may lead to better bedroom antics, and better health overall, a win, win situation. A little extra thought to the choices you make may lead to better bedroom antics and better health overall.
This is not an all-inclusive list, are there any edibles you swear by that have helped you achieve better sexual health and performance?