Boost Your Va-Va-Voom this Valentine’s…

Boost Your Va-Va-Voom this Valentine’s…

by | Apr 28, 2022

From regular exercise to kissing, or simply being thoughtful and kind, there are so many things that can get you in the mood for a little lovin’! However, what you eat has arguably the biggest effect on how your body functions, so why not add foods with libido-boosting benefits into your daily regime? Doing so will help to keep your sex drive high and your va-va-voom boosted in time for Valentine’s!

The following foods are known to stimulate or support processes in your body that are related to sexual performance and pleasure, such as the release of hormones and endorphins.

My top 6 sexy time foods….

1. Watermelon – This juicy fruit is sometimes referred to as ‘Nature’s Viagra’ – because it contains citrulline, a compound that helps the body relax blood vessels and helps boost blood flow.

2. Pine Nuts – These are a great source of zinc, which is associated with an increased sex drive.

3. Dark Chocolate–It’s not a myth! Chocolate contains a compound called phenylethylamine, which triggers the release of endorphins (the same happy-making chemicals released after a great workout) and feel-good dopamine.

4. Warming Spices – It turns out there’s a reason people refer to “spicing things up” in the bedroom! Cayenne produces heat by increasing circulation and blood flow. Nutmeg and cinnamon are used in many cultures as an aphrodisiac. Just the aroma of these spices could improve your mood, soothe nerves, and spark your sex drive.

5. Asparagus – It is high in folate, a B vitamin that regulates the production of histamine which is actually the chemical that’s released during an orgasm.

6. Walnuts – these fantastic nuts are rich in omega 3 fatty acids.

These healthy fats boost dopamine and arginine, an amino acid that increases the production of nitric oxide, which relaxes blood vessels and increases circulation.

With February 14th just around the corner, why not put what you’ve learnt to the test and serve your partner a pine nut salad, succulent asparagus and a luxurious dark chocolate dessert this week!

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