According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, (FDA), there is no such thing as aphrodisiac foods. But history tells a different story. Through the ages, some of the world’s most tempting foods were treasured as aphrodisiac.
What foods are aphrodisiac?
Some of these foods have a suggestive shape. Many have arousing aromas or a sensual mouthfeel. Some foods of love raise body temperature. And some make the eater’s lips plump up with kissable softness. Some aphrodisiac foods are better for women. And some are aphrodisiacs for men.
Most importantly, modern science has helped us to understand that, in addition to an ability to caress the tongue or lower inhibition, the majority of these foods have a proven nutritional effect on the body. Many provide energy for a night of passion. Some support the system that triggers feelings of love or arousal. Yet others help to increase blood flow. And others offer the nutrients to support hormone production. So, do aphrodisiacs really exist? Read for yourself and you make the call. You already know where we stand on the topic! Bon appétit.
If you’re interested in a more in-depth definition of aphrodisiac, check out my article entitled What is an Aphrodisiac Food?
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The big list of aphrodisiac foods
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