20. Carrots

A study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility that analyzed the effect of various fruit and vegetables on sperm quality discovered carrots had the best all-round results on sperm count and motility — a term used to describe the ability of sperm to swim towards an egg. Men who ate the most carrots saw improved sperm performance by 6.5 to 8 percent. The Harvard researchers attribute the boost to carotenoids, powerful antioxidative compounds in carrots that help the body make Vitamin A.

21. Serrano Chilles

A recent study by French researchers found that men who eat the most spicy foods tend to have higher testosterone levels than those with milder palates. Study authors attribute the T-boosting effects in part to capsaicin, a compound in chilies that previous research has associated with increased testosterone levels. Seriously spicy serrano peppers are also packed with quercetin, a nutrient shown to boost testosterone levels in the body by reducing the amount that’s otherwise flushed out by the kidneys. Capsaicin, the compound that makes tabasco sauce hot, releases chemicals that increase heart rate, mirror signs of arousal and rev your libido.

 

22. Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are one of the best dietary sources of zinc and magnesium—essential minerals shown to boost testosterone levels and growth factor hormone, especially when combined. In fact, college football players who took a nightly zinc-magnesium supplement showed a 30 percent increase in testosterone levels and a 13 to 16 percent increase in leg strength, one eight-week trial found. The seeds are also a rich source polyunsaturated fatty acids shown to boost prostaglandins — hormone-like substances that play a key role in libido.

 

23. Chicken Breast

Now don’t go running to get greasy fried chicken from your favorite spot, but classic dietary staples, like the chicken breast, has specific health benefits. In addition to a large amount of arginine, a 3-ounce cooked chicken breast contains only 142 calories and 3 grams of fat, but an impressive 26 grams of protein. That’s more than half of the day’s recommended allowance. Plus, it’s rich in B vitamins to rev your metabolism and energy levels.

 

24. Celery

 

It turns out celery, of all things, is one seriously sexy stalk. Celery contains androsterone, a male sex pheromone released through perspiration, which limited research has shown to increase flirty behavior among females. Ingesting the androsterone can boost also boost male arousal, and cause a man’s body to send off scents and signals that make him more desirable to women. Celery is also high in water content and great for detoxing your body, so it’s an all around great  tool for inside and outside the bedroom.

 

25. Liver

You’d be hard-pressed to find a less sexy-sounding food, but liver is loaded with zinc, which is essential for keeping testosterone levels up and prevents your body from converting T into estrogen. Beef liver is also high in Vitamin B12, a deficiency of which has been lined to erectile dysfunction.

25 Best Foods To Feed Your Penis  was originally published on blackdoctor.org

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