Foods That Get Your Drive Going Naturally
Oysters have long been suspected as a love drug. Oysters improves dopamine levels which boosts desire in men and women. Oysters are also high in zinc which is vital for testosterone production and healthy sperm.
Some experts have called watermelon the new Viagra. Bhimu Patil, researcher and director of the Fruit and Vegetable Improvement Center at Texas A&M University, stated eating watermelon delivers Viagra-like effects on blood vessels throughout the body and may increase libido! This cool refreshing fruit contains citrulline amino acid. Citruline is good for the cardiovascular system and helps relax the blood vessels that increase play drive. 2 If you want to get in the mood, make this Watermelon Sorbet and share it with your partner. I’m all about the easy delicious recipes!
3. Cocoa or Chocolate
All chocolate comes from cacao bean. In its processed form it is known as cocoa. The Aztecs referred to cacao as nourishment of the Gods. Modern day foodies know raw cacao in its pure unadulterated form is a super food. It has more antioxidants than green tea or red wine. It also contains a stimulating chemical known as phenylethlamine, that stimulates the sense of excitement and well being. The Journal of Sensual Medicine published a study that found, women who enjoyed a piece of chocolate every day had a more active play life than those who didn’t. I get my daily dose of raw cocoa with my Raw Cocoa Coconut Fudge Recipe. I eat it every day, and it’s literally a five minute recipe.
Known for its suggestive shape, asparagus is high in a B vitamin known as folate that aids in increasing the production of histamine. Histamine is important for a healthy play drive in men and women.
The most delicious asparagus is just picked, it is so sweet! Grow your own or buy it fresh and organic at your local farmers market.
A recent report stated organic Sicilian avocados are taking Europe by storm. Apparently the Europeans can’t get enough of them. The ancient Aztec’s nickname for avocado was “ahuacatl,” or testicle because of the fruit’s shapely form. The Catholic Spanish priests found avocados so sensual, the forbade them to their parishioners.
6. Pumpkin Seeds
Like oysters, pumpkin seeds are high in zinc which is essential for healthy sperm production and preventing testosterone deficiency in men. They are also loaded with desire vitamins and minerals like vitamin B, E, C, D, K and minerals including calcium, potassium, niacin and phosphorous
Eating celery actually increases the pheromone levels in a man’s sweat, making them more attractive to women. But make sure that celery is organic!
The stuff that makes chilies hot, capsaicin, can actually rev up your desire. Have you ever noticed a natural high when eating chilies? Capsaicin promotes the release of chemicals that can raise your heart rate and trigger the release of endorphins that give you a natural high, which pumps that libido!
Eating raw garlic may make your partner turn the other way in bed, but it can certainly stir up your sensual desire. The heat in garlic is what stirs up your desire . Garlic contains allicin, which is thought to increase blood flow to organs. This trick doesn’t work overnight however, apparently you need to consume it for about a month to reap its rewards
My conclusion, if you want to seriously boost your desire, stock your pantry with these items and eat them on a regular basis. Who knows you might even lose weight in the process by eating these healthy foods, and the extra exercise you’re getting in the bedroom, couldn’t be all bad.
Bananas contain the bromelain enzyme, which is believed to increase libido and reverse impotence in men. Additionally, they are good sources of potassium and B vitamins like riboflavin, which increase the body’s overall energy levels.
11. Almonds (or nuts in general)
Almonds are a prime source of essential fatty acids. These are vital as they provide the raw material for a man’s healthy production of hormones. Additionally, the smell of almonds is purported to arouse passion in females. Try lighting some almond-scented candles to encourage her mood and snack on some (but not too many) yourself to store up energy for your performance.
12. Mangoes, peaches and strawberries
What can be more fun than sinking your teeth into a drippy, sticky-sweet fruit? Probably doing that as a prelude to (or during) play. All of the above fruits and their shapes, textures and succulence are erotically suggestive and can be fun to use amid fore play. Try dribbling the juices over your bodies and licking up the residue as an essential game. It makes for a great (and tasty) way to discover each other’s bodies.
Although not the most sensual of foods, eggs are high in vitamins B6 and B5. These help balance hormone levels and fight stress, two things that are crucial to a healthy desire. Eggs are also a symbol of fertility and rebirth. Some people will eat raw chicken eggs just prior to play to increase desire and maximize energy levels. But all bird and fish eggs contain B6 and B5.
A good source of glutamine — a cellular fuel for your immune system — liver may indeed increase a slowed-down desire. Granted, it’s not the desire of foods, but if you add it to your basic diet, your body — and your lady — will thank you for it.
15. Get meaty
The protein in lean, red meat naturally boosts levels of dopamine and norepinephrine, two chemicals in the brain that heighten sensitivity during play.