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7 foods that boost your sex drive

21 March 2015, 11:04

Nairobi - Having a healthy sex life plays a vital role in our psychological satisfaction and general well being. Low libido in men is much more common than we live to believe. Simple factors like stress, fatigue, depression, excessive consumption of alcohol, obesity will pull your sex drive down.

Did you also know that what you eat can affect your libido? There are foods that you can eat that will definitely improve your sex drive and give you better performance.

Here are 7 simple foods that will help bring your sex drive back:

Almonds and nuts in general. Snacking on raw nuts will bring that flame back to your bedroom.  Nuts are excellent sources of Omega 3 fats and zinc which are essential for good reproductive health and increases men’s testosterone production, fertility and libido. The nutrient is also responsible for production of healthy sperm.

Kiwi.The hairy green and brown fruit is a perfect aphrodisiac! Loaded with vitamin C, kiwi is known to increase libido and boost fertility.

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Bananas. Bananas contain Vitamin B which is vital for the production of sex hormones and eventually increasing libido in men. It  is also capable of treating impotence in men and enhancing sexual stamina. They contain enzymes that help in improving blood flow and hence performance. They are also good sources of potassium which increases energy levels and reduce stress.

Seafood. Oysters are the richest source of zinc that is known to enhance libido and general reproductive health. Eating four oysters daily will give you the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of iron, copper, iodine, magnesium, calcium, zinc and phosphorous. It’s not only a balanced but will also increase energy levels in your body. Eating salmon, sardine and octopus will also help you achieve this goal.

Avocados. Avocados contain high levels of folic acid which helps in protein metabolism, giving you energy and sexual desire. They also contain B6, a nutrient that increases male hormone production and enhancing your sex drive and performance.

Pumpkin and sunflower seeds. These two contains the fuel you need for bedroom fireworks. The highly nutritious seeds are rich in Zinc and omega fats and vital nutrients for productive health. They also have high potassium content that will maintain lubrication of your muscles and shield you from cramps during sex. Snacking on them daily for breakfast will raise that libido you need.  

Honey. It’s a mild sexual stimulant and promotes reproductive health in both women and men. A mix of honey and garlic when taken regularly especially before bedtime will increase sexual endurance and pleasure. Honey contains nutrients like zinc and vitamin E which promote masculinity and a healthy reproductive system. It revitalizes the reproductive organs in both men and women. Drinking a mix of honey and lemon will not only give you a nutritional supplement but also give you that confidence you need in bedroom!

So there you have it; eat well and play safe!

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