All About You | Food that gets you in the mood

Need to turn up the heat in the love department? Dietitian Janet Little tells us what foods can put you in the mood.

Zinc: helps to put “lead in the pencil” by increasing sperm count. Zinc helps to increase testosterone levels in both men and women. It is also a mineral lacking in many of our diets, so stock up on nuts, red meat and eggs.

Omega-3 fatty acids:  helps to increase circulation, great for the heart, reduces inflammation.  Essential fatty acids great for brain function – our brain is the largest sex organ in the body. Can be found in salmon, walnuts, avocados, fish oil capsules.

Polyphenols:  antioxidants that protect the heart and lining of blood vessels. Red wine, dark chocolate, strawberries, pomegranate juice are great sources.

Vanilla: mildly stimulates nerves, even the smell of vanilla can increase sexual sensations.

How do you boost your mojo? Let us know! @TheListDonna @HealthgirlJanet

 

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