8 Foods That Are Good For Your Sex Life

It's not new knowledge that foods affect your body and how it performs. Doctors and medical professionals have been telling us for years that a healthy and balanced diet can improve all aspects of our life. From ingredients that boost energy to certain vegetables that can help make you smarter, foods are an important part of how our bodies function. So, what about foods that increase your sexual health?

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The Daily Meal Cook editors put their blushing aside and tackled this subject to find out which foods will keep you healthy and performing — in the sack. There are certain vitamins and nutrients that can help increase libido in both men and women. And there are also a number of foods that help kidney function, blood flow, digestive health, and hormonal balance, which are all essential for a healthy sex life.

From oysters, which are known aphrodisiacs, to other vegetables, fruits, spices, and grains, there are a bunch of foods that help your body perform at its very best. So, make sure that you are taking care of your entire body by eating right — and sometimes that means exploring these different foods, which make for a healthy sex life. Check out this list and let your fantasies run wild. 

Emily Jacobs is the Recipe editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyRecipes.

This story was originally posted on December 9, 2013.