15 Foods That Boost Your Libido and Help Your Sex Drive

Lifestyle | By Gigi Cummings | October 22, 2017

We all know that food is connected to parts of our brain that signal pleasure. Why else do we look so lovingly at Tacos? Or sometimes feel we are having an emotional relationship with brownies? So while we can love food so much we think about it constantly, did you know you can actually use food to enhance your libido and improve your sex life? Thats right. Scientists have found that certain foods boost our sex drive and enhance our pleasure sensors. So head to the market and pick up some of these foods for your next sexy night in.

Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate increases serotonin and dopamine levels in the brain. These chemicals make us happy and can put us in the "mood" for a little sexy fun. Chocolate was also found to contain phenylethylamine, a compound that is produced in the brain when we are in love.


Nuts are known to boost energy and enhance libido. These little action packed snacks have been shown in studies to reverse impotence in men as they provide the raw material needed for men to produce healthy hormones, making them ready and excited for some fun.


While garlic might not be the best in setting the mood when it comes to odor and bad breath. These little super foods contain high levels of allicin and increase a persons blood flow, which can help get all the juices flowing and all the parts working.

Broccoli And Celery

This healthy naturals are not only good for you body to keep it healthy, broccoli can lower oestrogen which in turn increases testosterone, and celery contains androsterone, a hormone that helps act as a turn-on button for men, all of these will keep a body healthy and horny.


This sweet and spicy root is great for overall heart health. Just one teaspoon a week can increase blood flow, improve artery function and in turn improve your sex life. When your heart is healthy your bodies stimulation responses and blood flow increase.


These breakfast bad boys aren't just for porridge anymore. Research has shown that men who consume this testosterone indulgent food daily had a greatly improved libido in just 8 weeks. Bring on the oatmeal and keep it coming while we get hot and heavy.

Whey Protein

Next time you are at a smoothie shop and they have an option to add whey protein to your smote, opt in. Whey protein isn't just about building muscle mass. The proteins help increase testosterone levels which is key in keeping those sexy feelings alive.

Pomegranate Juice

This delicious and tart fruit is full of healthy properties for the mind and body. Not only are they loaded with antioxidants to supper blood flow, but several studies have shown that drinking pomegranate juice has helped men with issues with erectile dysfunction.


Lycopene is natures viagra. And watermelon is packed full of this stuff. Lycopene is known to relax the muscles in certain genital parts while improving circulation. So stock up on this summery melon and get yourself ready for some late night fun.


Studies have shown that coffee contains a stimulant that in many cases has increased women's desire and put them in the mood. So next time you are wondering where to go for a date, take her out for a cup of coffee and watch the sexy sparks fly.

Hot Peppers

If you are looking to spice up your sex life and you and your partner want to make things hot in the bedroom. Enjoy some hot peppers and feel your bodies metabolism rise, your endorphins get stimulated, your lips plump up and your heart rate increases.

Green Tea

This super powerful food is not only great for fat loss and liver function and giving your tons of energy. But green tea, contains tons of catechins which boost libido and promote blood flow throughout your body keeping your hot desires pumping to your downstairs region.


These pearls of the sea and just brimming with zinc. Zinc is a vital nutrient to help growth factor hormone, and elevates testosterone. Oysters have been shown to highly increase libido and physical performance (in and out of the bedroom) natural enhancers!


Banana's are very high in potassium which is a nutrient known to counteract the effects of high sodium in foods. Sodium is bad for the libido, it decreases blood flow and created bloating and fatigue, very unsexy things. So grab a banana and get your groove on.

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