17 Foods to Consume for a Fulfilling Sex Life

There is this old belief that sexual desire declines over the course of a relationship. To recharge your sex drive, start by eating one of these 17 foods.


We know very well how hard it can be to maintain high sexual desire in a long-term relationship. There is this old belief that sexual desire declines over the course of a relationship. However, there are ways to improve your sex life quickly by simply changing some foods in your diet. If you want to spice up your couple, here are some foods that are considered aphrodisiacs.

17. Oysters

The amino acids found in oysters increase production hormones which leads to a greater sexual desire. According to many beliefs, oysters increase the level of fertility while making relationships more passionate.

16. Blueberries

Blood flow is important for libido and sexual function. Blueberries are great for improving circulation. Without good blood circulation, getting excited takes longer.

15. Long hot peppers

To spice up your relationship, we suggest adding long hot peppers to your favorite spicy sauce. The red chilli peppers are aphrodisiac foods because they increase the hormone content of happiness (endorphins) in the body.

14. Lobster

Lobster is filled with phosphorus minerals, which stimulates your two sexual urges. In addition, its concentration of essential fatty acids can increase the sensitivity of your sexual organs.

13. Avocado

According to a researcher in California, avocados increase the level of energy and a youthful feeling, which can fire up the sexual flame in couples. This food has been considered an aphrodisiac for many decades.

12. Chocolate

Chocolate has always been part of the world of desire and passion. It is considered an aphrodisiac because it provides an increase in dopamine – the pleasure hormone. No wonder they made a movie about it!

11. Bananas

Bromelain in bananas is responsible for the rise in testosterone in men. Moreover, it is a fruit that increases one’s energy levels.

10. Honey

The honeymoon wasn’t named after honey for no reason. Honey helps balance hormones and creates energy. Mead is a honey beer while the Babylonian calendar was a lunar calendar. The Babylonians started calling it the month of “honey month” but we now call it a “honeymoon”.

9. Coffee

According to a study conducted on female rats, coffee consumption increases women’s sexual desire.

8. Watermelon

This fruit relaxes our blood vessels and improves circulation in the body which is favorable for intimate relationships. Watermelon acts much like viagra does in humans.

7. Celery

Celery contains chemicals called androsterone and adrenergic, which makes us more sexually attractive. It also contains a small amount of male hormones, which can stimulate female excitement.

6. Olive oil

Olive oil has long been associated with the virility of men. This oil improves blood circulation and hormone production which are two great factors of sexual desire.

5. Strawberries

Excellent for blood flow, strawberries have been considered aphrodisiacs for a very long time. Dip them in chocolate for an ultimate pleasure.

4. Pomegranate

A California study showed that pomegranate is excellent for erectile dysfunctions. Probably because it is a fruit that improves blood flow.

3. Cherries

Cherries have been associated with vice and sexuality for many years. It’s known to be high in antioxidant and it improves the functions of the heart.

2. Green leafy vegetables

Kale, spinach and other green leafy vegetables are rich in vitamin A, a vitamin that balances hormones because it supports endocrine function. These foods also contain iodine, a mineral essential for the proper functioning of the thyroid and adrenal glands, which helps regulate your mood. It’s hard to feel good about sex if you’re not feeling good in your own skin, so stock up on some green vegetables.

1. Nuts

Nuts, hazelnuts, almonds, pine nuts, Brazil nuts and peanuts, contain amino acids and L-arginine which helps the brain by circulating neurotransmitters, chemicals from the brain that send messages to cells. Fatty acids in nuts increase endorphins, which makes you more relaxed. L-arginine also helps to dilate blood vessels, improving blood flow to the genitals, which can enhance excitement and intensify orgasms.

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