From time immemorial the foods that were attributed aphrodisiacal many as the disposal of man for better sex life is given. Everyone occasionally we heard about some magical aphrodisiac food which elevates sexuality soared, but the truth is that scientific studies usually confirm these allegations.
First, the good spirit and confidence is essential for good sexual performance, thus adopting ideal weight is a key factor in good sexual life. Scientific studies show that overweight people who lost weight vastly improve their sex lives.
The idea that a romantic meal with meat, wine and dessert is the best introduction and increases sexuality is widespread, although the only possible explanation is the improved mood. However diet plays an important role in the smooth functioning of the reproductive organs, and can also increase the levels of sexuality.
Referring then to the components of the food for which there is scientific data, the B vitamins play a crucial role in the functioning of neurotransmitters involved in sexual arousal, while vitamin C, magnesium and selenium in protection of neurotransmitters from damage and the functioning of the repair mechanisms.
Neurotransmitters are composed primarily of amino acids, so the protein foods provide the necessary structural components for their production. Therefore, the B vitamins, vitamin C, magnesium and selenium and finally the amino acids of proteins (mainly arginine), are essential ingredients for a healthy sex life.
Concerning the nutritional sources:
-Vitamin B1: beans, peas, lentils, nuts, brown rice, whole wheat flour, yogurt, pork
-Vitamin B3: beetroot, brewer's yeast, peanuts, swordfish, salmon, tuna, pork
-Vitamin B6: bananas, carrots, avocados, eggs, peanuts, shrimp, tuna
-Folic acid: green vegetables, chickpeas, peanuts, cheese, tuna, salmon
-Vitamin C: oranges, tomatoes, green vegetables
-B-carotene: yellow and red vegetables, fruits
Magnesium: bread and whole grains, cocoa, nuts, corn, spinach
-Selenium: yeast, whole grains