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4 familiar foods that, if abused, can cause impairment of 'love' function

Have you ever noticed that your sex drive seems to be lower after a meal or after consuming certain foods? In fact, diet and certain foods can have a big impact on sexual health. In this article, experts help you consider some foods and explain why you should avoid consuming them if you want a healthy sex life .

By Ken DaklakPublished about a month ago 3 min read

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We probably all know that processed foods are bad for your overall health, but did you know they can also affect your sex drive? Many processed foods are high in sugar, unhealthy fats, and other chemicals that can disrupt hormone levels.

In particular, processed meats such as sausages and cold cuts often contain nitrates, which negatively impact sexual health. If you're trying to boost your sex drive, it's best to avoid these foods.

Foods high in fat

Consuming foods high in fat also has a negative impact on sexual desire. While some healthy fats — like those found in avocados and olive oil — can be beneficial, consuming too much saturated and trans fats can disrupt copper hormone levels. reduces sexual desire.

Therefore, it is best to limit your intake of fried foods, fatty meats and other high-fat foods if you want to maintain a stable sex drive.

In addition to affecting hormone levels, high-fat diets also lead to weight gain and obesity, which further reduces sexual desire and performance.

Studies have shown that people who are overweight or obese are more likely to suffer from sexual dysfunction, such as erectile dysfunction or difficulty achieving orgasm.

Therefore, maintaining a healthy weight through a balanced diet and regular exercise can also help improve your sexual health.

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Sugar is another food that can negatively impact sexual desire. Consuming too much sugar will disrupt insulin levels and lead to insulin resistance, which in turn affects hormone levels and reduces sexual desire.

In addition, consuming too much sugar also leads to weight gain, which negatively impacts sexual health. Therefore, if you want to keep your sex drive stable, it is best to limit your intake of sugary foods and drinks.

It's important to note that not all sugars are created equal. Natural sugars found in fruits and vegetables are often considered a healthier choice than processed sugars found in candy and soda.

In fact, some studies have shown that consuming fruits and vegetables can actually improve sexual function and desire.

Still, it's important to consume these natural sugars in moderation, as consuming too much of any sugar can lead to negative health effects.

You should seek balance and ensure that your diet contains a variety of nutrient-rich foods that support overall health and sexual function.

Red meat

While many people think of red meat as a healthy source of protein, experts say it actually has a negative impact on sexual health.

Specifically, consuming too much red meat — especially processed red meat — can disrupt hormone levels and reduce sexual desire.

In particular, red meat contains high levels of arachidonic acid, which negatively impacts testosterone levels. So it's best to limit your red meat consumption and instead choose lean proteins like chicken and fish.

Consuming too much dairy products

Dairy products can also have an impact on the sexual desire of both men and women. Studies have shown that consuming too much milk - especially high-fat milk - can disrupt hormone levels and reduce sexual desire.

In addition, dairy products such as cheese contain high levels of cholesterol, which affects blood flow and affects sexual health. If you're looking to boost your sex drive, it's best to limit your intake of dairy products.

It should be noted that not all dairy products have a negative effect on libido.

Some dairy products, such as yogurt and milk contain probiotics that can improve gut health and increase sex hormone production.

Additionally, dairy products such as milk and cheese can be a good source of zinc, which is essential for testosterone production in men and women.

As with any food, moderation is key when it comes to dairy consumption and its impact on libido.

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  • Hoàn Trần28 days ago

    It's great, I hope there will be more articles to come

  • HK Decor28 days ago

    Very interesting article, I hope you will share more articles for everyone to see, you are wonderful, I love you.

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