Our diet is an important factor in the state of our sexual health. Our body is constantly building itself from the foods we put in it, and this can either be increasing our health or draining it. In general, it is wise to avoid processed and fried foods, as they contain very few nutritional content and the body spends more energy digesting the food than it gains from it.
5) Maca Root
This is a root vegetable that originates in South America. Many studies have shown that maca increases sexual desire and overall energy levels, as well as increasing sperm levels for males.
4) Hemp seed
Hemp seeds contain a high of many important nutrients. They are also rich in minerals such as iron and zinc, which are very important for sexual health and performance. Hemp seeds are also rich in omegas, which promote the release of nitric oxide. This is important for healthy erections and sexual response.
3) Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds contain a high level of zinc, magnesium and iron. These are important minerals for sexual hormone production. Pumpkin seeds boost prostaglandins, which play a key role in sexual libido.
2) Moringa Leaf
Moringa is essentially nature’s multivitamin. This plant contains high levels of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, several B Vitamins, Amino Acids, Potassium, Calcium, and other minerals. Moringa also contains a large amount of antioxidants, which combat oxidative stress on the body due to environmental and life stresses.
1) Goji Berries
If I were to only choose one food to increase my sexual health, it would be Goji berries. These are packed with Zinc, Iron, Vitamin A, Selenium, Potassium, and many other nutrients. In Chinese Medicine, Goji berries are considered an important liver and kidney tonic. The kidneys are responsible for our sexual health, while the health of the liver relates to healthy erections. Eating goji berries regularly can help greatly in increasing your sexual desire and health levels.