Foods to avoid before sex
23 September 2014, 17:38
There are foods one may think help sex drive, but they actually don't. Here are some examples.
Top of the list is
peppermint may seem a good idea especially to freshen the breath but may
actually be harmful to your sex drive as it sends testosterone levels
plummeting due to the menthol in peppermint. It may also make you burp since
chewing gum brings air into your system.
Bubbly drinks such as soda make you bloated and gassy too.
But quinine, what gives tonic water its bitter taste, not only lowers sperm
count, but reduces testosterone levels too.
Read also: 10 foods to boost your libido
Trans- fat in fries is also bad for testosterone and
circulation as well. For starters, the
sodium makes you feel bloated while guys with high blood pressure may find it
hard to stay erect. A much healthier option is to go for a baked potato
Bottle of Wine
It’s always best to
be sober for such activities, not only does drunkenness weaken orgasms but it
lessens your sensitivity to touch. It also contributes to loss of erection for
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