Want a more active sex life? The secret to a bigger sex drive may be as simple as re-stocking your pantry and fridge. Find out which everyday eats will kick-start your libido from lazy to love-hungry. Grocery runs just got a lot steamier!
This juicy fruit is sexier than meets the eye. According to Dr. Oz, the compounds present in watermelon have a Viagra-like effect, relaxing blood vessels and increasing blood flow. Increased circulation and blood flow will allow your nether regions to become aroused more easily. Watermelon for dessert, anyone?
It’s no secret that nuts play a pivotal role in the boudoir (wink, wink). Pine nuts are loaded with arginine, which helps dilate blood vessels to increase blood flow. The body converts arginine into nitric oxide, which is found in Viagra. Be sure to sprinkle these nooky-inducing nuts into your next date night dinner.
What iceberg lettuce lacks in nutrients, it makes up for in aphrodisiacs. The veggie contains opiate, which helps activate sex hormones. Make your salads sexier than ever by incorporating these get-it-on greens onto your plate.
The addition of ginseng into women’s diets has been proven to increase sex drive and improve sexual life on a whole, according to researchers at the University of Hawaii. Incorporate this romp-root into your diet with a daily supplement or tea.
When it comes to Figs, F is for fertility – after all, they’re shaped like the female reproductive system and have been pegged an aphrodisiac for centuries. Figs also enhance the secretion of pheromones, which will likely boost your libido to that of a hormone-ridden teenager!
Researchers at the University of Guelph found that saffron can improve sexual performance and sexual desire. Add the libido-boosting spice to grains like rice and barley or into stews and soups to encourage a post-dinner quickie.
Start your day off right with this healthy breakfast option and it just might end better, too. Not only is oatmeal touted as a testosterone booster, it also contains L-arginine, which helps blood flow in your nether regions and is also found in many lubricants.
Munching on almonds may lead to spontaneous sessions in the sack. The healthy nuts are loaded with zinc, which promotes testosterone production in both men and women and is responsible for a higher sex drive.
The best way to encourage morning sex? Eggs for breakfast. High in vitamin B6, they help balance hormone levels and regulate libido. They’re also packed with energy-inducing protein that will help your stamina in the sack.
Add some spice to your sex life (and your meals) with ginger. The healthy root has been proven to improve circulation down there and increase sex drive, too.