When we break it down, there are certain foods that boost all areas of our lives, from losing weight to building muscle and improving our skin. These foods fulfil a slightly different purpose, improved sex life. Here are the 10 best aphrodisiac foods with some that you might never have thought of before….
All the antioxidants in pomegranates make it one of the most powerful aphrodisiacs of the lot.
Brimming with vitamin E which is the perfect ingredient for heightened sex drive.
Potassium, bromelain and B vitamins are all vital for sex hormone production.
Filled with omega-3 fatty acids which means increased sex-hormone production.
Chocolate contains phenylethyamine, a chemical which leads to feelings of happiness and excitement.
The phytonutrient citrulline in watermelons escalates the amount of nitric oxide in the body. This then means that the blood vessels relax and circulation speeds up. Ergo increased arousal.
This ultimate cliché, yes, but it’s famous for a reason. Packed with zinc, oysters speed up the production of testosterone.
The resveratrol in red wine helps blood flow and circulation and is therefore a great aphrodisiac.
Same as salmon, pumpkin seeds are chock full of omega-3 fatty acids which is great for the sex drive.
Three essential ingredients help spinach become a number one afphrodisiac. Vitamin B6, folic acid and zinc all increase production of sex hormones and sex drive.