Eat your way to better sex

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Lynn Edlen-Nezin, co-author of Great Food, Great Sex: The Three Food Factors for Sexual Fitness says, “You can absolutely eat your way to better sex. As a rule of thumb, what’s good for the heart is good for the genitals,” she says. “If your plumbing – your heart – is clear above the waist, you’ll also have better blood flow and more sensation below.”

But what constitutes good sex food? What should you (and him) be munching on so that your sex life sees more sizzle, not fizzle?

According The Better Sex Diet author, Lynn Fischer, a low-fat diet is ideal, which means eating lots of fruits, vegetables and grains while adding some meat to the regimen. Do this for six weeks and your libido will hit the roof even before you can say take it off.

And if you want to spice up your sex life even more, be specific in what you eat to not only get you in the mood for love but to also make you a better flirt and lover. “Different foods have different nutrients and substances that affect the body physiologically in different ways,” says clinical sexologist Ava Cadell. “That’s why different foods work for different stages. There has always been a correlation between food and sex because they are two of greatest pleasures known to mankind, and both appetites need to be fulfilled.”

Ready to test out some better sex eating ideas? Take a bite out of our sexy meal plans and before you know it, you’ll be hitting the grocery aisles for your solution to better sex!

The lack of iron in your diet can cause a slump on energy level, especially for women in their 20s. The bad news? At least one out of every two women aren’t getting enough iron, thus limiting their joy while in bed with a partner.

Thankfully, the solution to this is easy. Eat two to three portions of lean red meat a week. Tuck into nuts, eggs, fortified breakfast cereals and leafy green vegetables to see a difference in your energy level. To make sure you absorb optimal iron from your diet intake, take a glass of orange juice a day as a vitamin C source will help increase your iron level.

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