Last Update : November 5, 2018 by Thaïs
Food plays a very important role in the game of seduction. It is often said that the best way to your someone’s heart is through his/her stomach, so this is why, when having a romantic dinner at home, you should carefully pick the perfect ingredients to make your partner completely fall for you.
Natural aphrodisiacs undoubtedly are the best option when it comes to seducing your partner with food thanks to their many invigorating properties.
Depending on the ingredient you choose, you will be rewarded with one benefit or another.
There are foods that help increase sexual potency or enjoyment, others that ignite desire, others that support your hormonal balance, and others that serve as testosterone boosters.
If you select the right aphrodisiac ingredients for your romantic meal, and then go for an alluring presentation, you would multiply your chances to succeed with your seduction strategy.
There are many easy to find, and low budgeted ingredients that could help you pump up your sexual drive, from tropical fruits to nuts, or fungus.
Almonds for example are very tasty when eaten on their own, or combined with other salty or sweet ingredients, but another good thing about them is that they are a huge source of desire ignition. They contain minerals like zinc, which boost libido, and also vitamin, which is good for the heart.
Vegetables like asparagus contain many vitamins, like vitamin E, which helps the process of hormones of both men, and women; or vitamin A that increases histamine, which is very effective for erections. It contains several nutrients that are good for fertility as well.
Fruits like coconuts, and mangoes, thanks to their natural sugars, and vitamins like Vitamin E for example, are also good for increasing sex hormones, and thus boosting desire. They are also good to originate moistening body fluids.
Chocolate is one -if not the main one- of the key foods to be use for seduction, not only because of its irresistible taste, and because it is a natural stimulant, but it contains phenylethylamine, which helps rise dopamine levels, the same hormone that is released during sex. Chocolate, dark one in particular, is also rich in nutrients, and antioxidants, which combined with some exercise, and if consumed responsibly, can be beneficial to lower the risk of heart diseases.
Molluscs like oysters are one of the best aphrodisiacs. They contain several nutrients, vitamins (oysters are rich in Vitamin C), fatty acids, and minerals like zinc that are beneficial for reducing blood pressure, and which help to increase libido, and potency. They are also commonly used to help many men with sexual dysfunction.
Avocados are essential for having a healthy sex life not only thanks to their insinuating shape, but they are also rich in potassium, proteins, and vitamin A, which are good for blood flow, and are key for building testosterone.
Pomegranates have many benefits. They have plenty of proteins, antioxidants, and vitamins that help decrease blood pressure, and increase sex mood, and testosterone levels. These fruits, and their seeds, are also good for creating quality sperm.
Vanilla extracts are commonly used to add some flavour to many drinks, meals, and desserts, but vanilla includes many factors that are beneficial for health as well. It contains sugars, B Vitamins, and many minerals like calcium, potassium, zinc or magnesium that are key to control blood pressure, and boost performance. It has not been proved 100% that it is essential for increasing sexual potency, but a recent study showed that vanilla aroma played a huge role on “inducing feelings of pleasure”.
There are several nuts, fruits, and seeds that help increase performance, and sex drive. Brazil nuts are a good example. The South American fruit has many components that help maintaining good health, in spite it is rich in fatty acids. These type of nuts are rich in vitamin E, minerals such as magnesium, and selenium in particular. They are good for balancing blood pressure, hormone levels, and boosting sex drive, as well as male fertility.
Goji berries, also known as wolfberries, are a good source to level up energy, and sex drive. These traditional Chinese fruits are rich in Vitamin C, antioxidants, and minerals like potassium, selenium, and zinc, which are helpful for reducing fatigue, and increasing performance. For many years, they have consumed with the idea of increasing sperm quality as well.