Avocados are thought to be an aphrodisiac because they are loaded with good unsaturated fats and low in saturated fat, making them great for your heart and your arteries. Anything that keeps blood flowing to all the right places will help men who suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED). They also bear a small resemblance to parts of a certain… male member.
Feed your body almonds and you’ll feed your sexual desire. Almonds have always been reported to increase passion, act as a sexual stimulant, and even aid with fertility. Almonds are nutrient-dense and rich in several trace minerals that are important for sexual health and reproduction, such as zinc (known to increase libido and sexual desire), selenium, and vitamin E.
Is there anything sexier than a strawberry? Strawberries are also an excellent source of folic acid, a B vitamin that helps ward off birth defects in women and may be tied to high sperm counts in men. Dip them in chocolate for double trouble, as chocolate is full of libido-boosting methylxanthines.
Oysters may be the most well-known aphrodisiac, but other types of seafood can work just as well. Oily fish—like wild salmon and herring—contain zinc, which are essential for a healthy heart (and healthy blood flow to all the important parts of the body).
Since the first century, arugula has been named an arousal aid. Today, research reveals that the trace minerals and antioxidants packed into dark, leafy greens are essential for our sexual health because they help block absorption of some of the environmental contaminants that negatively impact our libido.
Figs are a fertility booster, and they make an excellent aphrodisiac because they are packed with both soluble and insoluble fiber, which is important for heart health.
Any member of this tropical fruit family is super-rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, and folic acid—all of which are essential for men’s reproductive health. You’ll be surprised with all the places you can incorporate this amazing fruit as well – salad dressings, marinades, desserts and more.