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Love and Sex 7 foods that kills your sex drive

There are foods that do a pretty good job of turning you and your partner off, rather than on.

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Food and sex have a complex relationship. Just as there are aphrodisiac delicacies, there are a surprising number of foods that kill your libido.

And if that's not really the mood you're looking to set for your big date Saturday night, then you'll want to avoid eating these 7 foods that will kill your sex drive.

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  • Cheese

 

While cheese platter might be a classy way to impress your date, they’re also a one-way to take the spice out of the bedroom.

Since cheese originates from daily products, synthetic hormones can be present, which can have negative influence on your estrogen and testosterone.

  • Mint

 

The menthol in mints lowers testosterone, which in turn depletes your sex drive.

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  • Canned foods

 

Some of the canned foods are high in sodium which causes blood pressure, ultimately reducing blood flow the organs.

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  • Fried foods

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Fried foods contains a lot of fats, leaving you feeling tired and certainly not very sexy.

  • Microwave popcorn

 

Chemicals like perfluorooctanoic acid found in the  popcorn bag’s lining can kill your sex drive and, over the long term, even cause prostate problems

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  • Alcohol

 

Alcohol is a depressant that can play havoc with a man’s ability to achieve and maintain an erection and dampen libido for both sexes.

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  • Chocolate

 

Dark chocolate is thought of as an aphrodisiac because it stimulates feelings of euphoria and love, but some chocolate also been shown to suppress testosterone levels.

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