Foods to Increase Sex Drive and Bedtime for Men
In today’s times of high stress, depression, and increased physical ailments the food plays a crucial role in in increasing the stamina and sex drive of a person in order to keep him/her physically and mentally healthy. For men, some foods are rich source of nutrients that can improve and increase the libido.
How food acts as a Catalyst?
Some fruits contain plenty of L-citrulline that is a non-essential amino acid. When we consume such fruits, our body converts L-citrulline into L-Arginine. This L-Arginine stimulates our body to produce Nitric -oxide. The nitric oxide increases the blood flow to the penis resulting in harder erection.
Other compounds present like Carbohydrates, B-vitamins, Antioxidants, Quercetin, Potassium, Carnitine, Zinc etc. are also known to increase the libido.
Some fruits that are easily available and could be added to the diet are as below
Beetroot – Studies have shown that beet root juice helps improve the blood flow to the entire body. Beetroot is a rich source of nitrates which is converted into nitrite by the body , these nitrites increase the blood flow to the penis , which results in better performance.
Bananas – As we all know that banana is a rich source of carbs, potassium, and minerals. Carbs and minerals are known to boost energy in your body that allows men for a prolonged sex duration. Potassium is known to lower the blood pressure that boosts sexual performance.
Pomegranate – It is a rich source of antioxidants. These antioxidants improve the blood flow resulting in longer erection response. Pomegranate is known to increase the serum sex hormone levels and is highly beneficial for infertile men.
Ginger and Garlic – According to studies ginger and garlic play an indirect role in improving the sex drive and erectile dysfunction problems in men. They improve the artery health that keeps the heart healthy. Clean and unblocked arteries allow a healthy blood flow to the genitals and keeps the men sexually active.
Watermelon – Studies have even compared watermelon to “Natural Viagra” as it is a rich source of L-citrulline that helps to dilate the blood vessels. Good levels of citrulline are essential to avoid physical and mental fatigue and sexual dysfunction.
Apples and Avocados – Apples are a rich source of Quercetin, vitamins, and minerals. Quercetin is a strong antioxidant required for a good sexual health. Avocados are also a rich source of B-vitamins and many nutrients. These fruits are beneficial for relieving stress, keeping brain cells healthy and act as a natural mood enhancer. Monosaturated fats present in avocado keeps the blood flow healthy and helps to improve sex stamina especially for ageing individuals.
Blueberries – It has been found that blueberries stimulate the release of dopamine hormone which is essentially a feel-good hormone that plays an important role before sex, during and after sex especially for ageing men in keeping their drives high. Blueberries are also rich in Vitamin-C,E and antioxidants that have a fair share in keeping stronger libido functions in men.