They say that love is what makes the world go round, but by God, sex makes it worth the ride!
Sex is probably what men look forward to the most (more than beer, SuperBowl, and hot wings)! There are few activities we guys love more than spending an entire weekend in bed with a pretty girl (she better be your wife/girlfriend!), an endless stream of your favorite food and drink (read: room service), and all the sex you can handle.
Why not up the quality of your sex life by eating the foods below? Not only will these aphrodisiac foods help you to last longer in bed, but they can enhance your pleasure, harden your erection, and help you get through your sex sessions like a champ.
Topping the list, one of our faves: chili peppers! It’s the thing that makes them spicy that gives you the boost in bed…
1. Chili Peppers
Chili peppers pack a punch, both in the bedroom and out! Not only do they set your tongue on fire, but they can bring the heat back to your sex life. They contain capsaicin, a compound that increases the sensitivity of your nerve endings and boosts circulation. The more blood you have flowing to “the gentleman”, the better!
Want to have better orgasms? Eat a few bananas! You may find it odd, but the truth is that the potassium in bananas will help to strengthen the muscle contractions that accompany orgasm. The more your muscles clench, the harder (and better) your orgasms will be.
Avocadoes are loaded with Vitamin E, which is necessary for the production of hormones like estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. These hormones all play important roles in thing like vaginal lubrication, erections, and clitoral stimulation. Pass the avocadoes please!
Bonus: For those who don’t like avocadoes, asparagus is another great source of Vitamin E.
You’ve heard for years that oysters are an aphrodisiac, and science has finally proven it’s true! A team of Italian and American researchers discovered that oysters contain amino acids that help to trigger the production of sex hormones. Plus, oysters are rich in zinc, a mineral that is needed for sperm production as well as for healthy circulation!
Where do you think the name “honeymoon” came from? Honey has long been used as an aphrodisiac, thanks to the fact that it helps to regulate the levels of boron in your body. Boron plays a role in the production and balancing of testosterone and estrogen in the body. As a bonus, honey even gives you a boost of energy to help you get through your “session” like a real man!
Want to boost the quality of your sex life? Have half a watermelon! Watermelon is loaded in lycopene, an antioxidant that both relaxes your blood vessels AND improves circulation. It’s like a natural form of Viagra that can make your sex a whole lot better.
7. Pine Nuts
Ever wondered why so many people serve Pesto on date night? It’s all thanks to the pine nuts, which contains a lot of zinc. Zinc is linked to a healthy, active libido. And, you’ll find that the healthy fats in the oils will improve heart health. And, a healthy heart is more effectively able to pump blood to your happy, fun-time downstairs area!