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Erectile dysfunction is not something that men like to talk about, but it is something that will happen to almost every person at least once in his lifetime. There are a bunch of pills that you can get from your doctor to help with the problem, but there are some things you can do now with your diet that will contribute to reducing the risk of having a sexual performance issue.

Hot Chilli
There is a reason that they say sometimes you need to add some “spice” to your love life. This probably isn’t it, but it’s a good start. Researchers published a study in Physiology & Behaviour that showed men with a spicier diet have higher amounts of testosterone. You could add a little or a lot to your diet; each person likes a different level of spice, but the research shows adding even a little to a daily meal means you can produce more testosterone.

Dark Chocolate
If you are not into the spicy stuff or have a sweet tooth, then research has shown that there are many significant health benefits of eating dark chocolate. Dark Chocolate will improve your levels of dopamine which is that lovely little hormone that will get the love lights turned on.

Green Tea
The list of health benefits that you can get from green tea could fill many sheets of paper. One of its main properties is to give your metabolism a jumpstart and destroy free radicals that can damage your blood vessels. By doing this blood flows more freely through your body and to the areas that need it the most.

Red Wine
Is there ever a good reason not to have a glass of red wine in your diet? It helps with your cholesterol, is full of antioxidants. Red Wine also contains nitric oxide a compound that helps relax arteries and increase blood flow to the genitals. Also, there is a compound called quercetin which helps your body not reject testosterone which will help you when the time is right.

Apples, Pears, Berries and Bananas
The original superfoods there are a lot of health benefits associated with fresh fruit. They are high in fibre which controls cholesterol and is jam packed with flavonoids that protect your heart and control inflammation. Blood flow will be improved, and your risk of having erectile dysfunction drops by 14 percent.

Having these foods and exercising regularly will help reduce your chance of having erectile dysfunction. If you are still concerned or feel you need to make a drastic change to your diet or exercise, you should always consult your doctor before making any significant changes.

Is there anything suggest here that isn’t already in your diet? What other foods have you felt helped you keep a healthily sexual lifestyle?


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