Former Military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd)
Building a healthy sex life is very important as it is not always all about the pleasure, but it is also about lasting longer at it and having the strength to get to the climax and exhaust every style and position in mind and the last thing anyone would want is to finish so soon, for one to have a healthy sex drive that person should be very healthy both physically and emotionally. Healthy sex life is greatly influenced by healthy eating habits of some specific foods and fruits. There is no healthy sex life is one is not sound both physically and emotionally. Already we all know that food is important for the body, but not many people know the importance of some foods and fruit in building a healthy sex life or helping one in maintaining a long-lasting lovemaking endurance. Though these foods and fruits are advisable to be taken to keep the blood pumping and boost hormone levels, never forget the place of speaking to a specialist in the cases of loss of sexual desires, severe pains during sexual intercourse, or an impotence which has been a hindrance to satisfaction in intimacy with a partner, as diet is not always enough.
Below are some foods and fruits to start filling your plates with and boosting your diets for a healthy sex life
Meat is one of the food ingredients that is widely purchased but then little do many know that it has a great impact on improving one’s sex life. This food ingredient and its similar classes like chicken, pomo, beef, and pork contain carnitine, L-arginine, and zinc. These amino acid have been stated to help improve the flow of blood in the human system and consistent blood flow in the human system is very important for sexual response in humans.
This name might not be very familiar to many because it is not a common one but then, oysters have been counted amongst the important ingredient to add to one’s diet. Oysters contain a large amount of zinc, which helps blood flow properly to the human sexual organs. Research which was shared in the American Chemical Society Conference in 2005 state that oysters, clams, and scallops contain compounds that help raise testosterone and estrogen levels, of which once there is such occurrence or boost it tends to heighten sexual desires in many.
Salmon is a pink-fleshed fish, this fish as well as well as Tuna and Halibut are well-known to have a high content of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s acid helps in preventing the continuous buildup of plaque in one’s arteries, thus improving blood flow throughout your body. However, it has been discovered that fatty fish is not healthy for men, because they are at a higher risk of high-grade prostate cancer.
NUTS & SEEDS
This is unarguably one of the most popular snacks worldwide. Nuts and seeds are the general terms used for the different categories of Cashews, almonds, Walnuts, Pumpkin seeds, Sunflower seeds, pecans, hazelnuts, pistachios, and peanuts. All these various nuts and seeds are very useful and helpful in the human system. Nuts are known to have a high level of magnesium which helps to boost energy and endurance, Cashews and almonds possess a high quantity of zinc, while other healthy snacks contain the amino acid L-arginine. This acid helps the nitric oxide which is a natural gas that helps to maintain and keep erections in men. Also, the healthy fats which nuts contains help to reduce the cholesterol levels in humans, as the lesser possession of cholesterol in your system the easier it is for blood to go round the body even to the sexual organs.
Apples I can vividly say are the most loved and highly purchased fruit, even the doctors on so many occasions advice and recommend apples to patients. Apples, berries, cherries, onions, and dark-colored grapes, are all rich in quercetin. This antioxidant, which is a type of flavonoid, offers a good record of health benefits alongside improving the level of sexual endurance one has. According to a Nashville-based nutritionist Sarah-Jane Bedwell, RD, LDN, who said that quercetin helps to create new mitochondria in the body’s cells and increase one’s oxidative capacity and prevent the release of cortisone which leads to muscle breakdown. Also in sexual intercourse, quercetin plays a vital role in promoting circulation in the human system, and also controlling symptoms of interstitial cystitis and prostatitis, which is the inflammation of the prostate gland. This challenge sometimes leads to testicular discomfort and pain with ejaculation.
This ingredient is also widely known as many uses it in the preparation of various meals, but then when asked to chew or drink it a lot of people would not due to the very harsh and irresistible odor it leaves in the mouth after such intakes. Notwithstanding, historians have written that back in the days Egyptians used garlic to help boost their stamina and now in our days this same ingredient has been discovered to be very useful in preventing a high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart disease. Garlic contains anticoagulant properties which help ensure plenty of blood flow to the nether regions. It has also been discovered that having some intake of the plant helps to put an end to the formation of new fatty deposits, called nano plaques inside the arterial walls and that which leads to the sexual organs.
Wine already in most cases has been observed to be a completing item for a date between to partners. Having wine with your partner helps to stir up the tight mood and make it lighten up, most especially in the part of the ladies. A glass of red wine most cases puts a lady in the mood, except for those who are used to stronger drinks. Research has shown that one or two glasses of red wine a day increases sexual desire and lubrication for the ladies.
This fruit is also highly consumed by a large number of persons. Watermelon is one of the richest natural sources of L-citrulline, an amino acid that can help make your erection harder. L-citrulline is said to always convert to L-arginine once it’s in the body and this singular action increases blood flow to the penis and thereby strengthening erections.
Ginger is yet another great ingredient for those lovers of nicely spiced foods. This very popular ingredient is another food that can help boost your sex life by increasing blood flow and improving the health condition of the artery.
Yes, this simple and fast ready to eat popular breakfast to many is definitely what you need If you want to go long enough to get your partner to hit their peak of sexual satisfaction. Whole grains are fondly known to help lower cholesterol levels in a human and it has been clearly stated for the men that the better your cholesterol level, then the better your erection. This oats meal contains a good and large amount of l-arginine, an amino acid commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction.
Quinoa is known as one of the very few plants which contain a complete level of protein needed by the human body. Quinoa is also one of the top high-fiber foods, which takes quite a long period and process of digestion due to the fiber content. Therefore, eating this food helps to provide your body with more long-lasting energy for sexual satisfaction.
This fish is one which is rich in vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is connected to an optimal mental function and high energy because it helps maintain the health of your nerves, brain, and red blood cells. The presence of a certain amount of this vitamin is very important in the human body such that its absence could lead to certain deficiencies like fatigue, low libido (including erectile dysfunction), and weakness which is definitely not good for and who is aiming or looking for sexual satisfaction.
Spinach is a very popular veggie that helps stir erections which are as a result of its high contents of arginine content. And once this amino acid gets to your system, it automatically converts to nitric oxide, which helps initiate and maintain erections. Nitric oxide also helps the muscle speed growth and recovery time.
In our diets, asparagus is one of the best sources of folate as just an intake of 6 spears gives the body a third of your daily recommended intake. A good intake of folate B vitamin helps to ensure that the human brain is mentally stable, thereby cultivating a level of focus good enough to keep one for a longer period of time.
Chia seeds are highly rich in proteins, healthy fats, and fiber which gives you steady and stable energy. This seed is more advisable and recommended for all you long distance relationship partners, who want to go all day have fun and sex. All there is to be done is to add or sprinkle the seeds into your food or drink.
Pumpkin is another essential seeds intake that is very good and rich in the source of polyunsaturated fatty acids which boost prostaglandins hormone, and also a level of zinc and magnesium, which are two essential minerals discovered to aid the boosting of testosterone levels, especially when combined. The magnesium helps in reducing inflammation in blood cells which then increases blood flow.
Am sure the sound of chocolates is getting one happy, Yes the dearly loved chocolate has been discovered to also be very helpful in the building of a healthy sex life. Experts, as it has to do the sexual aspect of humans, has observed and estimated that stress and performance anxiety has about 20% account for erection problems. In other to solve this unhappy and unhealthy situation a regular consumption of dark chocolate is thereby recommended because it contains a level of cacao, which helps to increase the level of the mood-boosting hormone serotonin, making one calmer and some ladies increased sexual desire.