Want a night to remember? Forget roses and jewelry and make sure your date is planning to treat you to some chocolate. Eating chocolate leads to higher levels of desire, arousal, and sexual satisfaction, according to a study from an Italian university reported in The Journal of Sexual Medicine. Female participants who consumed at least one cube of chocolate a day experienced more active libidos and better overall sexual function than those who didn't indulge. The sweet stuff contains a compound called phenylethylamine PEA , which releases the same mood-altering endorphins that flood our bodies during sex and intensify feelings of attraction between two people, says Lori Buckley, Psy.
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Check out these foods below to learn what foods can help or hurt your sex drive. Great news for chocolate lovers! Cocoa increases blood flow which aids in stimulation during sex. Chocolate also increases the feel good chemicals serotonin and dopamine in the brain. Green tea is delicious, but it also helps in the bedroom. Oysters are great for libido because they contain a lot of zinc.
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In this day and age, stress and anxiety has conquered our body and minds and the aftereffects are dreadful, one of them being low sex drive regardless of age and gender. One fifth of men too face problems with regards to their libido, which impacts their relationships , and hence is a serious concern. Luckily for us, there are ways and means by which these problems related to our sexual health can be controlled. Dark chocolate is one food item which is excellent for overall sexual health as it increases dopamine levels, which is the chemical affecting the pleasure centres in the brain.