According to Martine Fallon, the author of Love Cuisine and energetic diet consultant, cooking and your diet can help to improve a lack luster libido. Here are some of her tips to relight the fire through choosing natural aphrodisiacs!
Why can you diet influence you libido?
According to Martine Fallon it is a real butterfly effect. Cooking and a balanced diet keep us in good health which in effect encourages a good sex drive. If you don’t have a healthy body it is difficult to have a stable libido. Sex involves energetic movement. However if we have health problems our energy can be unbalanced.
For example stress, back pain, liver or kidney problems can all interfere with the pleasure of having sex or can affect it if blood is struggling to be pumped to genitals (LDL cholesterol, hypertension …). Kidneys problems affects sex glands, which is why if you have unhealthy kidneys if your libido can also decrease.
Naturally increase libido with your meals
According to Martine Fallon vegetables are the secret to sexual vitality. Some biological foods (apart from pesticide products) are natural aphrodisiacs. This includes celery, artichoke, asparagus, leeks, chives, onion, garlic and truffle mushrooms. (600 to 800 g par day)
There are super-foods and some plants that are great for your body and for increasing sexual desire:
- Pomegranate juice,
- Royal jelly,
- Aloe vera,
- Tribulus terrestris (Bindii).
What’s more there are a good number of spices and plants from Chinese medicine that have been used for a long time to naturally treat problems with libido. This includes:
What foods should you avoid?
Martine Falon recommends not eating some foods or condiments in large quantities so as to maintain a good healthy diet and preserve your libido.
- Sugar and especially fast-absorbing sugar
- Industrial processed foods,
- Fatty foods (Industrial produced biscuits, pizzas, burgers…)
Of course you should also stop smoking if you’d like to increase your sex drive.