Anti-Aphrodisiacs: 8 Foods That Really Ruin the Mood
We already know there are foods that are awesome at spicing up our sex lives — oysters, chili peppers, chocolate. This list of effective aphrodisiacs is long, and many of us swear by them. But there is another side to the aphrodisiac story.
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Just as there are foods that make sex better, there are foods we should avoid if we have sexy plans for the evening. There's a strong link between what we eat and how we feel, and libido killers can come in the most unexpected of places. In fact, soy, one of our favorite health foods, is near the top of the no-no list!
There are some foods that negatively impact our hormone levels (or raise the wrong ones!), and others that kill our energy level. Some, like sugars or carbs, make us feel bloated or gassy, throwing even tried and true leafy green vegetables and beans off the list. Even worse, there are those options that makes you smell funky "down there" — the last thing we want!
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Here are some of the foods you should absolutely keep off the menu if you have steamy evening plans: