You are what you eat. It’s essential that you feed your body the right foods, with the right nutrients and you will not only improve sexual health but your overall health at the same time. Let’s look at some foods to increase libido naturally.
Get Dopamine Levels Up!
The foods below will increase dopamine levels a chemical in the brain that influences sex drive: They are: Cottage cheese, steak and low fat yogurt and any oily fish.
Oily fish (salmon, sardines mackerel and herring) are rich in Omega 3, which increases blood flow around the body and to the genitals – for a strong libido you need strong blood circulation and healthy blood vessels.
Healthy Blood Circulation
For blood vessel health take – Cherries, raspberries, blackcurrants and aborigines. These foods are rich in anthocyanins an antioxidant that helps prevent fatty deposits accumulating on the walls of blood vessels and therefore keeps the blood running smoothly.
Is good for sperm motility and mobility and nearly 50% of the selenium in a man is in the testes and seminal ducts. Getting enough selenium is vital for peak sexual performance. Oily fish is a great source of selenium, also crab, shellfish, cashew nuts, Soy beans and Brazil Nuts.
You Need These Minerals!
One mineral that is crucial to sex drive is Zinc. It has been referred to as the sex mineral; Zinc not only helps produce testosterone, but also helps to maintain semen volume and adequate levels of testosterone; maintaining sex drive and keeping sperm healthy.
Make sure you get plenty of it from crab, multigrain bread, oysters, red meat and oily fish.
You also need plenty of iron can also cause fatigue and cause low libido so eat lean red meat, dark turkey meat, chicken, eggs and yes again! – Oily fish; all of these are a good source of iron.
Use These Herbs In Cooking!
Both the Chinese herbs of Ginger and Garlic can act as libido enhancers, as they are excellent for circulation and getting the blood flowing around the body.
Strong blood flow is crucial for peak sexual health and these herbs are well known and do you good.
If you have a diet based on the above foods, you will have a great diet to perk up your sex drive.
Super Charging Your Libido
If you add in a few specialist herbs as well, you can really get your sex drive into overdrive and some of the best are listed below…
Jujube date is a sweet fruit which helps relieve the following – fatigue, debility, restlessness. The herb contains vitamins A, B-2, C, calcium, phosphorus, iron and complex sugars. This herb nourishes the blood and gives you loads of energy, to make you feel in the mood.
Schizandra berries are an ancient Chinese aphrodisiac which increases sexual stamina and strengthens the sex organs; it also helps fight fatigue and stress.
Ginseng, Cnidium, Ginkgo Biloba, can also be added to the above.
These herbs help to keep blood flowing strongly and the blood vessels healthy, as well as helping produce nitric oxide ( the chemical which when realized gives you an erection) as well as increasing testosterone levels.
Higher Sex Drive – Better Health!
The above diet and specialist herbs, will supercharge your sex drive and if you don’t like cooking foods that increase libido, you can get them in herbal sex pills as well which are blended to give you a dose of goodness and increase libido at the same time.
Source by Kelly Price