An imbalance in testosterone and estrogen levels can either increase or decrease your libido and this can easily happen based on what you eat every day.
5 foods that are killing your sex drive
If you find yourself not being in the ‘mood’ it could be something that you ate.
Well you can forget about the wine and cheese or ice cream date you were planning if you had any intention of something more after.
Cheese reduces your body’s production of hormones such as estrogen and testosterone which are vital in enhancing your sex drive.
Cheese is made from cow’s milk that contains a lot of synthetic hormones thus reducing the estrogen and testosterone levels in one’s body.
Drinking products that contain artificial sweeteners like diet sodas directly affect your serotonin levels which is a vital hormone in helping you get in the mood.
One surprising food on this list is chocolate as it has well-known to be an aphrodisiac that helps to boost libido.
While this may work for women, it apparently does the complete opposite for men.
Chocolate apparently decreases testosterone levels in men which in turn decreases their sex drive.
No you are not “getting some” on your birthday if you have downed more than two glasses of wine or cocktails. Why?
Alcohol reduces testosterone levels in both men and women thus decreasing one’s libido.
If you do plan on having sex after a night out though, drink water between your alcoholic beverages.
An ingredient in beer is hops which plays around with the liver’s ability to metabolize hormones thus reducing sex drive.
Bonus tip: Stay off whiskey as it apparently does not help you to taste better.
Speaking of drinking alcohol, you might not want to pass by your local fast food joint after a night out as fried foods greatly decrease your libido.
They can also cause abnormal sperm production in men and interferes with female gestation.
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