Libido Boosters: Fact and Fiction
It's date night. Should you serve oysters? Ask your significant other to feed you clusters of grapes? Are chocolate-covered strawberries worth the effort? And should you swap out that little black dress for a red one?
There are a lot of rumored libido boosters, but only some will actually help you get in the mood. We've separated the fact from fiction below.
Libido Booster: Oysters
In theory, oysters contain testosterone-boosting iodine and zinc, and trace amounts of amino-acid-interacting "triggers" that should boost libido. Here's the catch: you'd have to down about fifty of these famous aphrodisiacs for any real benefit. Binging on seafood is hardly attractive.
Pumpkin seeds also contain that libido-boosting zinc. Fun note: pumpkin pie and lavender are listed among the most arousing scents for men; so eat the seeds and make a pie!
Almonds, walnuts, arugula, and avocados are better food choices than raw oysters when it