Did you know that there are certain foods that can kill your sex drive? If you feel your libido is lowering down, well, you already know the culprit. Aside from alcohol and tobacco, there are certain foods that can decrease your libido. Examples are processed foods, diet sodas, cheeses, sugars, microwavables, canned goods, and shrimps. Crazy because you always see them on your fridges and tables. These foods contain chemicals and synthetics that are responsible for slowing down the metabolization of your sex hormones.
Raising your libido level can be attained by eating healthy foods. Healthy meats, veggies, fruits, grains, and many more that are at least naturally produced can lift your sex drive again.
And if you are looking for a whole day recipes that you can prepare before getting sex or just to increase your libido, check the recipe suggestions below;
Breakfast – Avocado and Egg Pizza/ Coffee
- 1 flatbread or whole wheat bread
- 1 smashed avocado
- 1 poached egg (or cooked in any style)
- 1/2 diced tomato
- 1/4 diced bell pepper
Spread the smashed avocado on the bread. Layer it with tomatoes and bell peppers. Top with egg. Serve with coffee.
Facts: Avocados are filled with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B6 which help in regulating the libido enhancer called prolactin. Eggs are also rich in vitamin B6. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene which increases the blood flow, therefore, allowing the body tissues to be more aroused and lubricated. While coffee helps increase the blood circulation and is a natural stimulant.
Lunch – Healthy Salmon and Spinach Salad
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
- 2 tablespoon white vinegar
- 1/2 fresh mint leaves
- 1 6oz baby spinach
- 6oz salmon fillet, skinned
Season the salmon with kosher salt and pepper. Heat the 1 1/2 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil in a pan over medium-high. Add the fillet into the pan cooking each side 5 minutes or more. Break the salmon into big flakes. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine the white vinegar, remaining salt, pepper, and olive oil. Whisk until fully combine. Toss mint leaves and spinach. Serve.
Facts: Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acid and vitamin D which prevents erectile dysfunction. Olive oil is also reach in omega-3 fatty acid, while spinach is rich with iron and nitrate for healthy blood and body.
Dinner – Chicken Chili Con Carne
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 500 g chicken mince
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1-2 red chili peppers, sliced finely
- 2 teaspoons plain flour
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1 cup chicken stock
- 4 tomatoes, diced
- 400 g can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
In a large saucepan, add the oil and brown the minced chicken. Transfer to a plate. Sauté onion, garlic and chili until cook. Add the flour, cumin, and coriander. Keep stirring until well combined. Gradually pour in the chicken stock. Put the browned minced chicken and diced tomatoes. Bring to boil and simmer for 30 minutes. Uncover the saucepan and simmer again for another 15 minutes. Stir in the kidney beans. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Serve.
Facts: Garlic and onions contain allicin which helps improve the circulation needed for erection. Chicken contains vitamin B-3 which intensifies orgasm. Chili peppers contain capsaicin which responsible for releasing erdorphins.
Note that there are so many foods you can eat to increase your libido. There are the oysters, shitaki mushrooms, safron, white fish, pumpkin seeds, apples, strawberries, banana, peanut butter, and so much more. And, you can make your own recipe according to your likings. For instance, amping up your sex life when it’s reducing should start by changing your lifestyle and diet.