Foods To AVOID If You Want To Boost Your Sex Drive

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Here are Foods To Avoid If You Want A Better Sex Life:

Coffee:
If you are a coffee lover, you having to reduce your coffee intake in order to improve sexual performance. Taking 5 to 6 cups of coffee every day will cause damage to your adrenal glands. This can also lead to sexual imbalance. Hence, limit to just one or two cups of coffee everyday to impress your partner in bed.

Meat pies/Burgers:
Although this festival favorite is certainly a suggestive treat, it does no good to the reproductive organs because of its high saturated fat content which clogs the penile and vaginal arteries, creating not-so-prime circumstances for sexy time.

Peppermint:
Bad breath may be a turn-off, but freshening it up might not help your situation in the sack. The menthol in peppermint has been shown to reduce testosterone levels, sending sex drive plummeting(to the extreme low).

Alcohol:

Men often tend to believe that alcohol consumption(highness) improves their sex drive and help them enjoy more intense, passionate sex.

There may be some degree of truth in this belief but it may not be complete truth. Studies show that in the short-term the impact of alcohol consumption lowers inhibition and help men 'loosen up' and feel more comfortable initiating or engaging in sex. And, hence in a way alcohol may help men have better sex.

However, this positive effect on a man's sexual function works only if alcohol is consumed in moderation.

While, adverse effect on sexual function is observed after one drink too many. When a man takes alcohol in large amounts, his sexual response is reduced.

In fact, large amounts of alcohol make sex difficult to impossible. In case of heavy drinking, men as well as women experience fall in sexual arousal. Men can have difficulty in achieving erections and both men and women may have difficulty experiencing orgasm.

Moreover, after a few hours of heavy drinking men may experience dehydration, headache, dizziness, nausea and fatigue.

Another effect of alcohol is that it decreases decision-making capacity. Under the impact of what is termed as 'beer goggles,' (which causes men who are intoxicated to judge others as more attractive than they are), men indulge in unplanned sexual encounters.

They have sex with partners they would not otherwise sleep with and engage in riskier behaviors which can contribute to the transmission of Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STDs).

Over a period, alcohol can lead to damage to the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.

This results in a loss of sexual desire, difficulty experiencing orgasm and even impotence in men.

French Fries:
As with burgers, the trans-fat in french fries can negatively impact testosterone levels and blood circulation. Fries’ high salt content also can make it trickier for men with high blood pressure to stay erect. For healthy guys, the sodium can bring on the not-so-sexy sensation of bloating.

Canned Food:
This simple solution for dinner is also one of the simplest ways to kill the mood. All canned foods’ high sodium levels can make you gassy since the salt causes you to retain fluid. It is best to at least wash or soak the food in water for about 20 minutes to nix some of the salt.

A Bottle of Wine:
If a glass of shayo sets the mood, a whole bottle should really get things going, right? Wrong!!!-too much shayo can turn that initial buzz into a buzz kill. Alcohol lowers your sensitivity to touch and weakens orgasms. A 2008 University of Washington study also found that sober men maintained their erections better than their drunk counterparts. So if you’re hoping to score, limit your liquor to two drinks each.

Bowls of Oatmeal:
There’s no doubt that oats has a lot of health benefits. In fact, oatmeal helps your body produce the stress-reducing hormone known as serotonin, a moderate amount of which is good for your sex drive. But Dr. Richard says bowl after bowl in a single sitting has the opposite effect, lowering sexual desire. Plus, oatmeal’s high fiber content also can lead to that unpleasant, gassy feeling.

Fruit After a Meal:
Sucking on strawberries sounds like a sexy post-dinner treat. Nope! Fruits digest pretty quickly when there’s no slow-to-digest supper holding them back. This lag time can cause tummy troubles, like bloating, cramping and bowel problems. A better idea: Wait at least two hours after a hefty dinner until you start a fruit-for-all.

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