Not in the mood? Try these 7 libido-enhancing foods

All those sex positions you've mastered won't amount to anything without these libido-enhancing gems on your plate

1. Banana

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You fuel your running sessions with bananas - now feast on them before you start horizontal running as well!

A single piece of this fruit provides energy and delivers a dose of the B vitamins your body requires to synthesise this energy effectively: You'll be seeing an improvement in both sexual stamina and muscular endurance during your exertions.

High levels of potassium will improve the function of all muscles, including your heart's ability to contract efficiently, says the American Heart Association - therefore assisting normal, rhythmic pumping.

2. Ginseng

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The traditional libido root has some modern scientific backing, with the College of Medicine's Department of Urology in South Korea's Yonsei University finding it as effective in stimulating healthy erections as PDE5 inhibitors used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Take a 100mg to 200mg tablet each day.

3. Pomegranate

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This fruit is extremely high in antioxidants, which protect the linings of your blood vessels to stimulate blood flow and enhance genital sensitivity.

The oil in the seeds bolsters your defences against sickness by strengthening your immune system: Less down days equals more time in the sack.

4. Watermelon

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The phytonutrient citrulline in the flesh of watermelon prompts the uptake of nitric oxide, causing increased blood circulation.

As a result, you will become more aroused - and much more quickly, giving you plenty of time to enjoy your make-out time with her.

5. Asparagus

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Have your wife or girlfriend chomp on this health food because its vitamin E aids testosterone, oestrogen and progesterone production, stimulating sexual responses such as clitoral swelling and vaginal lubrication.

At four calories per spear and as one of the most nutrient-dense vegetables out there, asparagus is also a daily must-have for you.

6. Avocado

This fruit ups your libido - while keeping you youthful at the same time.

Avocado contains testosterone-boosting vitamin B6, which means that you'll be wanting even more of her.

It's also rich in lutien: This nutrient strengthens cellular structures, helping to prevent muscular degeneration - the cellular decay associated with visible signs of ageing. An all-round fruitful investment!

7. Greens


All green vegetables are extremely rich in magnesium, a deficiency of which, according to a study published in the journal Neuropharmocology, encourages the firing of the human stress response.

The folic acid in leafy vegetables - especially kale and spinach - also increases histamine production in women and, therefore, her ability to achieve orgasm (so you can calm down while she's getting excited).

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