Surprising health and sexual benefits of these veggies
Most of us hate veggies, probably because your parents forced them down your throat at an early age and told you it was good for you. Well, they were not wrong, they are! They are good for your sex life! According to research, this list of veggies would spice up your sex life.
Thanks to the flavour of garlic it does terrible things to your breath and that is not attractive considering the aim of this article. According to Virgin “ While garlic may be counter-intuitive to being a food that helps your libido because of the lingering taste in your mouth, body, and skin, it’s actually one of the best.
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This is because of its ability to improve blood flow to organs, due to its compound allicin. Extra blood flow means more sensitivity, a double win for health and sexual benefits.” Remember to take of care of your mouth before your lover comes calling.
Peppers are packed with a key ingredient called capsaicin, which is proven to increase heart rate, metabolism, blood flow, and sweat. They also trigger the release of feel-good endorphins that act like natural painkillers. This is a good way to heat things up with your lover, although excess of peppers is life threatening, the right amount would be good for your sex life.
As a root vegetable, carrot would ‘ground’ you. Because roots grow downward, life force energy (known as chi in Chinese) is downward and grounding. Roots nourish the lower half of the body, including the reproductive organs, also increases sexual vitality. Rich in B vitamins and minerals, roots also provide strength and endurance.
Spinach is rich in“Foods rich in folate,a water-soluble B vitamin that helps the body form red blood cells.”Food rich in folate are perfect for improved circulation, and if you don’t eat enough folate-rich foods, irritability and fatigue can be side effects, which is not going to help you in the sex department,” says Moustafa. Now we know why Popeye always had a can of spinach.
Sometimes, beetroot is refered to as nature’s Viagra as it works in a similar way as the popular ED drug. Rich in nitrates, and the bacteria on your tongue helps to convert them to nitrites, which are then converted to nitric oxide in the stomach. ED medications work by increasing nitric oxide levels, which increases blood flow to the penis by dilating blood vessels. Voila!
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