There are plenty of reasons for enjoying a healthier diet, and just as many excuses for not. The problem comes down to the immediacy of benefits: Broccoli could add years to my life, sure, but this deep-fried ice cream is not going to eat itself. The good news, largely for men of a certain age, is that there may be at least one incentive you haven't previously considered—your sex life. Basically, it comes down to circulation. Eating a healthier diet improves the flow of blood throughout your body.
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We require plenty of fats, but the natural, saturated kind not the trans fats in margarine and grease in order to produce sex hormones. You've heard what they say about oysters—and as it turns out, the urban legend is true. The seafood delicacy has earned its reputation as an aphrodisiac thanks to its high levels of zinc, a nutrient which helps produce sperm and increases libido. The health nuts are on to something. As if veggies couldn't get any better for you, Genie James, author of In the Mood Again , recommends natural hormone-balancing foods like asparagus to help boost your sex drive. The reason: Liver is loaded with zinc, which is necessary to maintain optimum levels of testosterone.
Sure, chocolate has long been considered the consummate love drug, because the ingredients have a feel-good effect. One study even shows that caffeine which is also found in many types of chocolate may have a positive effect on female libido. So sharing some chocolate can heat things up.
A study of men with an average age of 67 found that those that adopted a Mediterranean style diet — rich in fruit and vegetables, legumes, fish and nuts, as well as olive oil — had far fewer problems in between the sheets and even saw a vast improvement in their bedroom prowess. Olive oil can also help dramatically increase testosterone levels, which reduces the risk of erectile dysfunction , which is the inability to get and maintain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse. According to the NHS, one in five British men over 40, the equivalent of 4.
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