Sometimes love begins in a kitchen, but where its end?
As you already have heard what we eat can have sexual effects that work on a psychosomatic level and a physiological level. What turns us on could start in the kitchen, but did you ever think that some foods could slow your sex drive down?
Following this article, you’ll get to know what foods you should avoid so you can increase your sexual energy.
Food Alert – what to avoid
Fried Food -Tran’s fat is available in frying foods, and it plays a significant role in reducing sexual excitation.
Chocolate – Dark chocolate is an aphrodisiac because it stimulates feelings of euphoria and love, but some chocolate is not that good for you and has been shown to suppress testosterone levels.
Meds – They aren’t technically food, but it’s still something that you consume, so it is on the list. Antidepressants and other medications are interrupting how your body produces and manages hormones like serotonin, epinephrine, and dopamine, which all together are influencing your sex drive.
Snack food – Sour food that is made in different ways have some serious effect on sex. These foods can reduce sexual energy significantly, and that is why you should avoid eating too many sour foods.
Mint – Fresh breath is sexy, but the menthol in mint lowers testosterone. According to some researchers, mint can reduce sexual excitation.
Coffee – Drinking a cup of coffee is the great way for men to fluff up their erections. But drinking a lot of coffee can interrupt your sex life. Extra coffee has a huge role in the adrenal gland. And the result is a stress hormone production which effects on sex and thyroid hormones.
Trans Fats – Trans fats are known for their ability to block arteries, and that’s why many food brands are trying to get them out of their products. These fats can contribute to an early death, and they also can add to a lack of little death of an orgasm.
Soy – It is a plant that contains phytoestrogens and eating many of these phytoestrogens can affect hormone balance, in men and women too, depressing libido across the board.
Sugar – The sweet stuff increases levels of the hormone insulin and that can cause to store belly fat, lose muscle mass and also your testosterone levels to drop. In men, belly fat raises estrogen levels, and that can result in low libido and erectile dysfunction.
Cheese – Too much cheese can mess with your body’s natural production of hormones, including estrogen and testosterone, therefore can affect your sex drive also.
Alcohol – When you are drinking regular alcohol, the production of testosterone hormone in men decreases and sex life is seriously damaged. Drinking can also cause liver damage, and the liver is mainly responsible for metabolizing hormones.
So, both things are our sources of pleasure. What can we do? Keep in mind there is so much food that works as an aphrodisiac and can help you to make your sexual life much spicier. Prepare a romantic dinner, open a bottle of wine and let the magic begin.