Sunday, May 11, 2008

Got Nuts? Sex Secrets of the Kitchen Gods

Forget about oysters and bananas. The science of nutrition and sex has moved beyond the phallic symbol.

Certain nutrients can enhance your mojo, says Lynn Edlen-Nezin, Ph.D., a clinical health psychologist who co-wrote “Great Food, Great Sex: The Three Food Factors for Sexual Fitness” (Ballantine Books). “You can absolutely eat your way to better sex. As a rule of thumb, what’s good for the heart is good for the genitals,” she explains. “If your plumbing — your heart — is clear above the waist, you’ll also have better blood flow and more sensation below.”

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