We’re always on the lookout for ways to help you have better, more satisfying sex and while it’s essential to have the right tools at hand – mini vibes, cock rings, sexual enhancement supplements – you can get in the mood fast with just a quick trip to the grocery store!
You’ve all heard of aphrodisiacs like oysters, chocolate and strawberries. They’re the classic romantic date-night food that taste great and give you a boost in the bedroom. But some experts say that there are even better fruits, vegetables and grains to add to your meals that will boost your libido and get your head in the game. And you don’t have to cook them!
Now, raw foods aren’t just for hippies and skinny people. Certain foods, when left uncooked, retain 100% of their nutrients and vitamins, which means your body will absorbs the most it can and reap all the benefits.
- Sprouted grains have B-complex vitamins that help product hormones and essentially relax the various systems in the body often working in hyper-drive. Wheat, rice, barley – any grain you can name.
- Leafy greens, such as kale, spinach and cabbage, are high in beta-carotene, which boosts production of sex hormones that play a key role in the sexual response cycle. In other words, they make sex happen and feel great.
- Broccoli, wheatgrass juice, sprouted beans and leafy greens all have calcium, an essential mineral for blood circulation – key for orgasms – and cellular health.
- Flax seeds, almonds and avocados all are high in essential fatty acids, aka Omega-3s, which offer the body fuel during the sexual desire and response cycle. They also can aid in sensation sensitivity.
So the next time you’re planning a sexy picnic or looking for a kick-ass recipe that surely will impress on date night, try incorporating some of these sex-inducing ingredients.
Published: August 3, 2012