1. Pumpkin and sunflower seeds
Snacking on these nutritious seeds will help boost your zinc levels. Zinc is one of the most important minerals needed to improve sperm health and quantity and boost testosterone levels. Seeds also contain healthy fats that are vital for sxual health. Add a handful to breakfast cereals, salads or to a trail mix.
This Peruvan superfood is considered ‘nature’s Viagra’ as it is a renowned aphrodisiac, improving sx drive andperformance. Maca is also rich in B vitamins, to help boost energy levels, and relieve stress. Add a spoonful to smoothies, soups or breakfast cereals.
Beef and pork contains high levels of L-Carnitine, an amino acid that can help boost libido, function and testosterone levels in older men. L-carnitine also helps improve energy levels by increasing the burning of triglycerides as fuel in the body.
Bananas are an excellent source of B vitamins, needed to increase energy production and to dampen your stress levels. Bananas also contain tryptophan, an amino acid needed for serotonin production, our ‘feel good’ hormones. Bananas are also packed with potassium, used to produce sx hormones, and improve heart health and sx drive. Bananas also contain an enzyme called bromelain, which helps improve blood flow and increase libido.
Cacao, or raw chocolate, is also a well-known aphrodisiac that is rich in potent antioxidants called phenols, which are good for your heart. Of course, a healthy heart means a healthy sx drive. Cacao can lower cholesterol levels and blood pressure. When you eat chocolate you actually get an increase in endorphins, the same chemicals you release when you are in love. Cacao also contains phenylethylamine, a chemical that boosts dopamine levels, which increases your feelings of desire. Add a spoonful of cacao to smoothies, or enjoy some good quality dark chocolate.
6. Raw nuts
Snacking on raw nuts can help bring a spark back to your bedroom. Nuts such as almonds, cashews, Brazil and hazelnuts are rich in the amino acids L-Arginine, which boosts the production of nitric acid in the body, this will increase the production of hormones, and promote a firmer er3ction and better performance. Nuts are also an excellent source of essential fatty acids, which are healthy fats needed for male health. Add some mixed crushed nuts to muesli or salads, or add to smoothies.
Including more celery in your diet can also bring a spark back to your life. Eating celery can increase the pheromone androsterone, which is a natural aphrodisiac found in male perspiration. Celery also contains chemicals that can help dilate blood vessels, increase drive, and enhance climax. Try a vegie juice with celery, or snacking on this x boosting vegie with hummus or almond butter.