There is no overemphasising the role of good sex in a relationship. 

Good sexual performance can make or break a relationship and have an overall effect on your life.

While some foods can kill your libido and affect your sex life, there are many others that can help you put the spark back in your sexual performance.

Apples

An apple a day keeps the doctor away and makes way for a pleasurable sexual experience. Apples contain polyphenols and antioxidants that can stimulate blood flow to the genitalia and vagina, thus helping with arousal.

Apples also contain phloridzin, a common phytoestrogen which aids vaginal lubrication.

Red wine

Red wine contains quercetin, a substance that enhances lubrication in women. It also is rich in polyphenols which decrease instances of erectile dysfunction.

Watermelon

Citrulline, a phytonutrient in watermelon, relaxes the blood vessels and helps to improve blood flow to the sex organs, which may enhance arousal.

Since citrulline is most concentrated near the rind, bite deep into that area of your watermelon.

Red grapes

Red grapes are a good source of boron, a mineral that helps stimulate the production of both oestrogen and testosterone.

Banana

Bananas are a great source of potassium, an essential nutrient for muscle contraction Also, bananas naturally contain bromelain, which helps produce testosterone and enhances your sex life.

The sugar content in banana gives energy and helps you last longer in bed.

Red bell pepper

One large bell pepper contains nearly 600 percent of your vitamin C needs. Vitamin C aids in blood circulation to organs and has also been associated with an improved female libido

Garlic

Garlic is naturally rich in allicin, an active compound that increases blood flow, making you extra sensitive to touch. It also stimulates blood circulation for stronger erections.

Avocado

Avocados are rich in vitamin B6 and folic acid, which help to increase overall energy and regulate prolactin, a libido enhancer. Avocado is also a rich source of beta-carotene, magnesium, vitamin E, potassium, which are all good for your sexual appetite.

Almonds

Almonds contain arginine which improves blood circulation and relaxes blood vessels. This amino acid found in almonds helps you maintain an erection.

Arginine is also vital to the sexual function of women, as improved blood flow makes the vaginal tissue more sensitive and responsive to sexual stimulation, thus increasing the chances of reaching orgasm.

Dark chocolate

Dark chocolate releases serotonin and endorphins that improve your mood. It is a rich source of phenylethylamine, a stimulant with the ability to induce sensations of sexual excitement.

For both men and women, chocolate possesses l-arginine, an amino acid which can be an effective natural sex enhancer. It works by promoting the amount of blood flow and nitric oxide to your sexual organs and also increases sensation, desire and satisfaction.



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