Libido-Boosting Foods: What Should We Be Eating?

There are times in your life where you might find your desire for sex has dropped. Sometimes it can simply be that you have been feeling stressed with work. Other times it is a sign that things are going to get worse. Keeping your sex drive up is a real challenge, but some suggest that there are libido-boosting foods you can eat to help.

Libido Boosting Foods What Should We Be Eating

Can a change in your diet really help to give your sex drive that bit of a boost? If so, which libido-boosting foods should we be looking at adding to our diets? I take a look on the Escort Scotland blog.

Reasons for a drop in sex drive

When it comes to sex, you’ll find that there are so many different things which can have an impact on your sex drive. If you are in a relationship and having problems with it, you might discover that your desire for sex decreases. You just don’t want it the same way that you used to do, which can create a divide between you and your partner.

Stress and anxiety can also be a factor. If you are tired because of a lack of sleep, you’ll start to prioritise other things. Sex isn’t a priority, especially not if you are worried about things at work or at home. You’ll spend so much time focused on the things worrying your mind that sex falls to the bottom of the list.

Your health can have a lot to do with it as well. As we get older, a number of people find that their desire for sex decreases. This can tie in with things such as menopause, erectile dysfunction, ejaculation problems, and delayed orgasm. If you are at all worried about a drop in your libido, it is worth speaking to a healthcare professional about it first.

If your desire for sex decreases a lot suddenly, you'll want to talk to your healthcare professional
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Increasing your desire for sex

You might find that, despite seeking help from your healthcare professional, that there is little they can do. It could simply be a case that you need to make some changes to your lifestyle in order to give your sex drive the boost it needs. What kind of changes should you look at making?

Simple things such as getting more active can really make a difference. Exercise gives you a boost in endorphins, which leaves you feeling good. It can make you feel much more confident in yourself. Even if you aren’t working out more to lose weight, you’ll notice changes. You’ll feel stronger and sexier in no time at all.

Another simple thing to try? Get more sleep. If you are tired during the day and find yourself relying on coffee, you might not have the same desire for sex. You’d rather go to bed to get an extra half an hour of sleep instead of fucking your partner. Try to go to sleep at the same time each night and wake up at the same time each day. It will make a huge difference to your mood!

There are things you can do to help your sex drive
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Libido-boosting foods

If you are hoping to give yourself a quick boost in a natural way, you could try adding something new to your diet. There are plenty of libido-boosting foods out there for you to try, and they can really make you feel sexy and ready to jump into bed with your partner. Which foods should you be looking at?

Ginseng is great, especially if you have problems with erectile dysfunction. Small scale studies have shown that it can improve the quality of your erections, while also giving your libido a much needed boost. Ginger is an excellent addition too, as simply the smell of it can stimulate the arousal centre within the brain. You’ll find that your blood rushes to the hotspots of your body, making you desire to be touched more.

Oysters are a well known aphrodisiac, thanks to the zinc inside to help raise your testosterone levels. The problem is that you would need to have a large number (over fifty) to make a difference, so unless you are feeling the desire to splurge, this might not be a good option. A better alternative is the humble avocado. It is one of the best libido-boosting foods and it can give you a great deal of energy to help you keep up with your partner in bed.

Adding certain libido-boosting foods to your diet can make a huge difference
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Can food make a difference?

Eating healthier can actually make a difference to your libido, simply because cutting out unhealthy items from your diet will increase your energy. This, in turn, can boost your sex drive. You’ll want it more and you’ll have the energy to have it more. What could be bad about that?

If you want to spice up sex with food, you could always enjoy a little food play. There are plenty of food items you can take into bed to spice things up. Why not try feeding each other strawberries? It’ll be sensual and sexy for you both.

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Lara Mills

Lara Mills is a writer who has four years of sex industry expertise behind her. Since she entered the adult industry, she has worked on the Escort Advertising forums, before moving into her current role three years ago.

Since then she has gained a fine reputation with her blogs on sex advice, sexual health and amusing news stories from around the globe. She is also a campaigner for the rights of sex workers from all over the world.

In her spare time, Lara keeps herself active by going running, and is something of a film buff. She also loves to go travelling.
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