It turns out that certain foods can boost your stamina in the bedroom.
Research indicates that some specific nutrients—from common vitamins to lesser-known plant extracts—have demonstrated positive effects on very specific aspects of penile performance. Eat This Not That! has rounded up the best examples of these super foods. And make your little guy look bigger by flattening your belly! After reading this, don’t miss these Foods for Sexual Stamina!
Excess alcohol, stress, smoking, and too little sleep can all do a number on how well a guy’s penis functions. But it’s not just these lifestyle habits that influence the health of his manhood—his diet does too. “We know that a healthy body makes for a healthy reproductive body,” says Paul Turek, MD, a fertility urologist in California.
We’re not just taking about his ability to get an erection and maintain it during sex. (Though of course, strong erections can mean a rocking sex life.) Sperm count, sex drive, even the risk of prostate cancer are also affected by what a man piles on his plate. A few simple food choice changes can make a difference, so ask the guy in your life to start adding these 5 ingredients to his meals—and steer clear of a few penis health offenders outlined below.
Eating spinach, a green rich in appetite-suppressing compounds, can not only make you look better naked but increase blood flow below the belt. “Spinach is rich in magnesium, a mineral that decreases inflammation in blood vessels, increasing blood flow,” explains Cassie Bjork, RD, LD of Healthy Simple Life. “Increased blood flow drives blood to the extremities, which, like Viagra, can increase arousal and make things more pleasurable,” says Tammy Nelson Ph.D. Spinach is also rich in folate, which increases blood flow to the nether regions, helping to protect you against age-related sexual issues. For 150+ recipes that will make your belly flat—and your member look bigger—buy the brand-new book from Abs Diet creator David Zinczenko: Zero Belly Cookbook!