The statement “you are what you eat” extends to every aspect of our lives, including the sexual aspect. A healthy sex drive is an indication of physical health. One way to boost physical health is eating healthy which in turn increases sexual performance. A healthy diet can improve your sex life in the following ways:

• Boosting your libido
• Improving your stamina
• Improving blood flow and heart health
Scientists have linked a variety of foods with better sex life and these four foods are among the food items packed with nutrients that can boost your libido while improving overall health.


Sugary beverages and food items can have a negative impact on your sexual performance. Snacking on nuts and dried fruits instead can do wonders for you. They contain compounds like zinc, L-arginine and omega 3s that could help increase sexual function and get your blood flowing.

You can try the following:
• Tigernuts
• Dates
• Walnuts
• Coconut


Research has shown that seafood can boost libido and fertility. Seafood like oysters and salmon are protein rich foods so they can boost sex drive and improve the quality of sperm and eggs.
Researchers at Harvard University interviewed 501 couples trying to conceive and asked them to keep track of their seafood consumption, dieting habits and sexual activity for a year until they got pregnant. These were their findings:

• Couples who ate fish twice a week or more had sex 22% more frequently than the others.
• 92% of the couples who ate fish twice a week or more became pregnant.


Red wine is the only type of alchohol that can increase and improve sexual arousal in men and women. It increases testosterone levels and lowers chances of sexual dysfunction for men. The Quercetin in red wine blocks UGT2B17 enzyme that flushes testosterone out of the body.

For ladies, red wine heightens blood flow to the estrogenous zones, thereby increasing sensitivity and arousal.

The key is to drink in moderation as excess alchohol of any kind can do


Research suggests that a higher fruit intake may reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction by as much as 14% in men. This is due to the high flavonoid content in certain fruits like berries, grapes, apples and citrus fruits. Watermelon can also help erection and increase libido as it contains citruline which releases amino acids like arginine in the body. Also, beetroots contain high amount of antioxidants, vitamins and nitrates that could boost sexual performance and improve blood flow during sex. These are a few of the numerous fruits out there you can benefit from.

Article credit : Cocci Beauty