10 Aphrodisiac Foods Proven to Spark a Little Romance on Valentine’s Day.
When you think of romantic foods, you instantly think chocolate and strawberries. Yes, those are two popular aphrodisiacs, but there are hundreds of other foods that can be considered aphrodisiacs simply because of their shape, aroma or chemical makeup.
Here are 10 foods that can be considered aphrodisiacs.
There's nothing sexier than feeding strawberries to each other, plus they're healthy and packed with vitamin-C which helps keep blood flowing to all regions of the body.
Wine can relax you and red wine contains resveratrol, an antioxidant that helps boost blood flow and improves circulation before and during intercourse.
Capsaicin, a chemical found in hot chili peppers, increases circulation to get blood pumping and stimulates nerve endings so you'll feel more turned on.
A classic example of a sexy food because of its shape. Bananas contain potassium, a nutrient key to muscle strength - in key muscles. wink wink.
Cocoa contains the chemical phenylethylamine, a stimulant that causes excitement.
These are filled with antioxidants which support blood flow.
For dessert, enjoy an ice cream sundae. Vanilla mildly stimulates nerves, making sexual sensations feel even better.
The caffeine in coffee is a stimulant that ups the heart rate and makes the blood flow. A study exists that shows coffee could put women in the mood for sex. Guys, maybe you should take your date to Starbucks.
It's not a myth, oysters really can spark romantic feelings. These shellfish are brimming with zinc, a mineral that cranks up the production of testosterone, which has been linked to a higher sex drive.
It's called the 'lycopene king' and may have a Viagra-like effect on the body, as it relaxes blood vessels and improves circulation.