We all know that the foods we eat can have a big play in our lives. It can affect our health, our energy, and can in a sense, affect our relationships as well.
We’ve all heard of the foods that can increase the loving feelings between a couple. From strawberries to oysters, food can have a big play in how our body and hormones work together and that can really translate into our relationships. We’ve used food for aphrodisiacs for a long time and the opposite can be said too.
There are a lot of foods that could be contributing to your low sex drive and could be ruining that loving feeling and you may not even know it. If you’re looking for your drive and trying to ramp that spark back up, you’ll want to click through and read these 6 foods in your diet that could be ruining your loving feeling.
6 Foods That Can Ruin That Loving Feeling 1 of 7
If you've been feeling low on the libido department, these foods may be to blame.
Licorice 2 of 7
According to 11points.com, licorice can hurt your sex life, but you'd need to eat a lot of it. Your hormones get affected from black licorice and it can affect both males and females.
Graham Crackers 3 of 7
A weird thing to worry about, but according to Men's Fitness, it can be a real libido killer, "Dr. Sylvester Graham created Dr. Graham's Honey Biskets in 1829, he believed the graham meal would suppress any carnal desires."
Soy 4 of 7
Soy can be a detriment for males more than females and Men's Fitness cites a few studies that show soy in any form, including soy milk and tofu, can decrease testosterone levels in blood and thus reduce that loving feeling.
Sugar 5 of 7
We all know that sugar can have a bad affect on many parts of the body and libido is one of them. According to Allwomenstalk, sugar and the trans fat that's in it can affect fertility and can wreak havoc on your immune system and your libido.
Mint 6 of 7
This one took me by surprise, but according to 11Points, it's a potential libido killer, "Mints and mint oils are flavored with menthol, which can reduce testosterone and, in general, "cool" off your body."
Dairy 7 of 7
I have a personal opinion that too much dairy is not a good thing for anyone and Allwomenstalk points out too much dairy is bad for your libido as well due to the lactic acid.
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