Food for Sex

Here are a list of food and minerals suited to help out with sexual performance or spice up your love life. Try out some of these natural aphrodisiacs.

Zinc: Zinc is one of the strongest minerals as far as sex is concerned. It increases fertility, potency, libido, it is critical to sperm production. Low amounts of zinc cause a decrease in the semen volume and testosterone levels. One ejaculation can expend up to one third of your daily allowance, fortunately zinc is easy to find. One single oyster can give you your entire daily requirement.

Asparagus: Boiled or steamed these pyallus-shaped spears are thought to have a stimulating, aphrodisiac effect.

Almonds: They have an aroma that is alleged to excite women, and improve their passion and fertility.

Aniseed: This has been an aphrodisiac since the Greek and Roman times, sucking on these seeds will increase your desire.

Arugula: “rocket” seed has been found to be an aphrodisiac

Avocado: The stone and flesh are said to be sexually stimulating – giving energy and revitalizing. Avos contain vitamin B6 and Vitamin E, both of which are vital for overall sexual performance.

Bananas: The shape of the banana is erotic enough in itself, tantrically it has been associated with erotic energy – they are rich in vitamin B which is believed to help manufacture sexual hormones.

Basil (sweet basil): Stimulates the sex drive and fertility, creates a general sense of confidence and well being for the body and mind.

Beetroot: Supports the liver which is where sexual hormones are conjugated, rich in iron, calcium and potassium all of which promotes healthy circulation.

Brown Rice: An abundant source of all to B vitamins, good source of zinc, iron, magnesium, chromium, manganese and calcium – all essential for a healthy sex drive.

Coffee: One or two cups per day, will perk you up and might turn you on.

Eggs: Rich in iron. They also contain zinc, calcium, B vitamins and protein.

Figs: powerful stimulant

Ginger: Enlivens and stimulates the body and the mind.

Honey: Besides having healing properties, it can prevent sterility and impotence.

Lentils: Rich in B-complex vitamins, good source of zinc and manganese, which increase libido.

Liquorice: A good stimulant for women.

Mustard: Releases testosterone in men and women, has a powerful effect on the sexual glands – stimulating them and increasing sexual desire.

Nutmeg: Promotes energy – acts as a stimulant.

Oysters: High levels of zinc to replenish you for the next round… also very strong stimulant.

Papaya: High levels of beta-carotene and vitamin C.

Pine Nuts: Rich in Zinc – and we know how important zinc is in preventing against impotence and infertility.

Pineapple: Rich in vitamin C which is essential for good sexual performance and stamina, Try it soaked in rum and honey…

Prawns: Abundant supply of zinc, magnesium, calcium, iodene and selenium. Rich source of phenylalanine (an amino acid) which produces neurotransmitters in the brain that regulate moods and increase sexual appetite.

Pumpkin Seeds: Rich source of protien – keeps prostate healthy. Rich in calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and B vitamin. In addition they are also rich in Omega-3 and Omega-6 (essential fatty acids) which are required for the production of testosterone. Essential fatty acids are anti-inflammatory and as a result play a large role in preventing enlarged prostates.

Raspberries, Strawberries and Blackberries: Richest sources of vitamin C, combined with moderate amounts of Champagne, these are said to improve sex drive and is essential for supple skin.

Rye Bread: Sexuality-boosting minerals, iron, magnesium, zinc and energy enhancing vitamens B5 and B6 which improves your mod and self-perception.

Truffles: The rarest of all mushrooms, these stimulate and sensitize the skin to touch.

Vanilla: Is said to increase lust, particularly if used in conjunction with chocolate, stimulates, gives energy and prevents impotence.

Wine: and other forms of alcohol are intoxicating and relaxing – when used in moderation they can be an aphrodisiac, too much however can cause the opposite effect.