5 Libido-Boosting Foods for A Better Sex Life

by Glenn Larson
couple bites on chocolate

Does your sex life need some spicing up? Do you want your sex partner to have more fun and pleasure during your intimate moments? Is there a safe and natural way to improve your sexual encounters?

To have many years of active and satisfying sex, you have to make better choices in terms of the kinds of foods that you eat. Diet plays a critical role not only in the health of your heart, brain, and other vital organs but also in your sexual and reproductive functions.

Want to know what foods you should buy the next time you go grocery shopping? Below are some examples:


As long as they are consumed moderately, chocolates can be greatly beneficial to your sex drive. In one study, it found that test subjects who ate chocolates showed an increase in the amounts of serotonin and phenylethylamine released by their bodies, improving their moods and raising their libido levels.

 A simple chocolate recipe – Chocolate Oatmeal Fudge Bars

The ingredients needed are quick oats, peanut butter, chocolate chips, maple syrup or honey, salt, water, and pure vanilla extract.

To make it, start by mixing together the peanut butter, pure vanilla extract, water, salt, and quick oats in a bowl. Transfer this mixture into a pan. In another bowl, mix together the chocolate and peanut butter. Pour the contents of this bowl over the mixture in the pan, spreading them evenly on top. Press down with a parchment paper. Sprinkle some quick oat crumbles, and then press down again. Store in the refrigerator before serving.


eating watermelonPopular for its refreshing effect, watermelons are a tasty fruit that can help power your penis for better sex.

They are actually dubbed by some people as a “natural viagra” because it can improve blood circulation in the body and increase blood flow to the penis, thanks to its high concentrations of citrulline, a type of amino acid that relaxes the arteries and veins in the body, resulting to better blood circulation and lowering blood pressure.

A simple watermelon recipe – Watermelon Skewers

The ingredients needed are watermelon chunks, cucumber slices, prosciutto slices, mozzarella balls, basil, balsamic glaze, and toothpicks or wooden skewers.

To make it, take one toothpick or wooden skewer, and thread a watermelon chunk, a mozzarella ball, a cucumber slice, and a prosciutto slice. Use as many ingredients as you desire until the toothpick or wooden skewer is filled. Once you have completed enough skewers, place them on a tray and sprinkle with basil and balsamic glaze. Serve right away.


An outstanding health food, asparagus is a nutrient-dense vegetable that offers a lot of health benefits. It is low in calories, so it is highly recommended to anyone who is trying to lose weight. It is also overflowing with antioxidants, which are active compounds that protect against free radicals and lower your risk of cancer, inflammation, and chronic diseases.

When it comes to sexual health, it can make your orgasms much more pleasurable and powerful, and that is because of its high folate content.

A simple asparagus recipe – Sauteed Garlic Asparagus

The ingredients needed are fresh asparagus, chopped garlic, and butter or margarine.

To make it, heat a skillet and pour the butter or margarine in it to melt. Add the asparagus and garlic, and allow the mixture to cook for about 10 minutes, making sure to stir a few times. Once the asparagus is tender or cooked to your liking, lower the heat. Leave to cook for a few more minutes. Serve.


Loaded with iron and zinc, beef can help improve red blood cell function. It enhances oxygen transport in the body, enhancing organ health and performance. In addition, it is a good source of B vitamins, which is an essential nutrient that gives your body the fuel it needs to last longer in bed, and protein, which helps trigger the release of dopamine, an organic chemical that acts as a neurotransmitter that is linked to the brain’s pleasure and reward centers.

A simple beef recipe – Beef and Broccoli

The ingredients needed are one-inch beef steak cuts, broccoli florets, white onions, cornstarch, soy sauce, brown sugar, minced garlic, grated ginger, and vegetable oil.

To make it, whisk some of the cornstarch and water together in a large bowl, before adding the beef steak cuts. In a different bowl, whisk the soy sauce, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, and the remaining cornstarch together. Heat a nonstick pan, and pour in about a tablespoon of vegetable oil.

Once the pan is hot, put the beef in and cook, making sure to stir constantly. Once cooked, transfer the beef to a serving plate and set aside. Pour in another tablespoon of vegetable oil in the same pan, and cook the broccoli florets and onions. Stir occasionally. Put the beef back into the pan. Pour the prepared sauce over the beef and broccoli mixture. Cook for a minute, and then serve.


walnutsAn excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, walnuts can give your body the good kind of fats it needs to raise your dopamine levels, which should enhance your sex drive and sexual pleasure.

They also contain arginine, which is a type of amino acid that supports the body’s production of nitric oxide, helping open up the blood vessels for improved blood circulation and blood flow to the penis.

A simple walnut recipe – Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Walnuts

The ingredients needed are walnut pieces, sugar, cinnamon, and melted butter.

To make it, start by preheating the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, spread out the walnut pieces on a baking sheet. Pour the melted butter over the walnuts, and then sprinkle the sugar and cinnamon. Toss the mixture to spread the coat. Bake the mixture for about six minutes. Once done, stir the mixture to ensure that all walnuts are roasting. Bake for another six minutes. Once the walnuts are slightly brown in color, they are ready. Set aside to cool. Serve.

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