Healthy foods to eat to heat up your sex life


According the Women’s Health Big Book of Sex study, these are foods to try to boost your sex life.

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Green leafy vegetable

The likes of spinach might not seem that great to you but they have great properties like magnesium which is said to open up blood vessels and promote good blood flow to your vagina.


The juicy fruit is said to increase libido in women because it is a high source of Vitamin C. Foods high in vitamin C are said to get you in the mood.

Red Wine

A glass of your favourite vino can set you in the mood. Researchers found that women who drink red wine in moderation enjoy higher levels of sexual interest and respond with more lubrication than women who drink less.


Whether you have pumpkin seeds, almonds or peanuts, your sex hormones need cholesterol found in nuts to function properly.

Oats and whole grains

This is good for him! Oats and whole grains are natural boosters of testosterone and contain L-arginine, which help to prevent erectile dysfunction. Like Viagra, it helps relax muscles around blood vessels in the penis.


Known as an aphrodisiac, oysters and other shellfish are high in zinc and minerals that are great for your sex drive. Also zinc is said to increase the sperm count for men.

Dark chocolate

Dark chocolate contains a compound called phenylethylamine that releases the same endorphins triggered by sex, and increases the feelings of attraction between two people.

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