Some foods are effective in increasing our sexual health and can strengthen our sexual power. If you include them in your diet, you will realize their beneficial effects. The most useful foods in this field are tofu, mango, lean red meat, sardines, lips, pears and peas.
Dr. Laden Giahi: Studies have shown that increasing the intake of essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals is effective in improving many ailments and diseases of women. Note the following.
Candidiasis, breast and cervical cancer, and menstrual problems can be partially alleviated with nutritional interventions and reduced symptoms.
Recent studies in men have highlighted the benefits of proper diet in the prevention and treatment of male infertility, loss of sexual desire, prostate disorders, and heart disease.
A balanced diet is the foundation of both men’s and women’s health, but it is also important to ensure that specific nutritional needs are met by men and women at certain times in life.
Young women should be careful about getting adequate sources of calcium and iron, while men are advised to be careful about getting rich sources of zinc and selenium.
Tofu and sexual health
Benefits: A rich source of isoflavones and phytonutrients that mimic the action of human estrogen.
Useful for: People at risk for breast, endometrial, ovarian and prostate cancer.
Nutrients: Isoflavones and proteins
Mango and sexual health
Benefits: Protects sperm from free radical damage and possibly protects women from cervical cancer.
Useful for: Men with infertility problems and women with symptoms of cervical cell resorption.
Lean red meat and sexual health
Benefits: Reducing the risk of anemia, especially in women, and providing essential minerals for the general health of the female reproductive system
Useful for: men and women of all ages
Nutrients: Iron, selenium and zinc
Sardines and sexual health
Benefits: Helps maintain healthy blood flow and improve impotence in men
Useful for: women of childbearing age and men of all ages
Nutrients: omega-3 fatty acids, and calcium (in canned bones)
Lips and sexual health
Benefits: Reduced risk of birth defects in neural tube defects and decreased blood homocysteine levels
Useful for: Women of childbearing age and postmenopausal women who are at risk for heart disease.
Pears and sexual health
Benefits: Lowers blood cholesterol levels and regulates blood sugar levels
Useful for: People at risk for heart disease and people with diabetes.
Nutrients: Carbohydrates and potassium
Peas and sexual health
Benefits: A source of isoflavones that act like weak estrogen.
Useful for: Reducing cancers caused by low hormone levels and reducing bleeding symptoms in women
Nutrients: Isoflavones, protein, calcium and iron
Flaxseed and sexual health
Benefits: Contains essential fatty acids and helps reduce the symptoms of PMS.
Useful for: Benign prostate enlargement in men and women, especially before menopause
Nutrients: Essential fatty acids
Avocado and sexual health
Benefits: Contains vitamin E, which is essential for men’s skin health and fertility.
Useful for: men and women of all ages
Nutrients: Vitamin E.
Garlic and sexual health
Benefits: Contains phytonutrients that have antifungal properties.
Useful for: Women with fungal infections such as candidiasis.
Avoid food for sexual health
Saturated fats and sexual health
In meat products, creams, cakes and biscuits are found that increase blood cholesterol levels and thus increase the risk of heart disease in menopausal men and women.
Sugar and sexual health
Some women who are at risk for fungal infections experience significant improvement in symptoms by severely limiting their intake of sugar, sugary foods, and even sweet fruits.
Limiting dietary sugar helps to kill the fungus Candidiasis.
Yeast and sexual health
Foods that contain yeast or yeast extracts, such as breads, spirits, and dried fruits, should be excluded from the diet of people who are susceptible to Candida infections.
Sodium (salt) and sexual health
People with high blood pressure, especially men with impotence, should avoid high salt intake.
They should also avoid processed foods that are high in salt, such as salty meats, hamburgers, canned fish, vegetables, ready-to-eat soups, sauces, flavorings, and salty kernels.
Barley water and sexual health
There is ample evidence that barley juice contains a compound called xenostrogen. This estrogen-like compound causes male infertility.
Alcohol and sexual health
Alcohol is toxic to the male reproductive organs and is effective in reducing testosterone, sperm count and sexual desire.
Intake of very low amounts of alcohol is also associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in women.