Men, it turns out there are some everyday foods that have the power to KILL your love life. In fact, if you’re eating them regularly… especially if you’re over 50… you may already be feeling their ill effects.
Remember when you used to be ready to go at the drop of a hat every time a woman gave you the green light? It sure didn’t take much to get you started.
Back then, you could have sheet-twisting sex for as long and as often as you wanted. But things are different now. Your sex drive, endless stamina, and powerful performance in bed are all in the past.
To make matters worse, you often feel drained of energy and lacking in strength. You may even have those embarrassing “man boobs” sprouting on your chest.
AVOID these testosterone killers or KILL your love life
Most guys just chalk it up to getting older. But you can’t blame it all on Father Time. It turns out there are six everyday foods that could be DESTROYING your love life and your manhood.
1. Microwave popcorn:
Maybe you want to relax with a movie and snack before moving on to the bedroom with your lady. Go ahead popcorn is innocent enough. Just be sure to skip the microwaved version and use an air popper instead.
Microwaved popcorn often contains perfluorooctanoic acid, which comes from the lining of the bag. And this stuff doesn’t just sound scary it IS scary. It turns out PFOA could crush your libido.
Studies have found PFOA can affect the endocrine and reproductive systems. Which means you may just have to forget about that roll in the hay. And experts say PFOA could cause long-term prostate problems too. Hitting you twice where it hurts.
2. Canned soup:
Most canned soup and other canned foods from Spaghetti-O’s to green beans are LOADED with junk sodium. Too much of it can do a real number on your blood flow, including your parts below the beltline. And that can leave things a little limp leading to short-lived love-making sessions.
But that’s not the only harm they could be causing. Food can linings are more often than not coated with bisphenol-A. And scientists say this creepy chemical could be why you sometimes have the will but not the way for a roll in the hay. Study after study connects BPA to bedroom dysfunction.
Research on soy and fertility is mixed. But a Harvard School of Public Health study found that just a half serving of soy per day could slash sperm concentration by nearly 40 percent.
Soy contains phytoestrogens. These lookalikes mimic the female hormone estrogen. But your body has a hard time telling the difference between the two. And just as too much estrogen suppresses testosterone, too many phytoestrogens may do the same.
Not a tofu or soy milk fan? Don’t make the mistake of thinking you’re safe. You’re likely swallowing far more soy than you realize. You see manufacturers dump it into a shocking number of prepared foods.
Just how bad is it? Take the Spot the Soy Challenge on your next shopping trip to find out. Read the ingredients label on every item you buy. I guarantee you’ll be stunned by how many have some form of soy in them. In fact, it’s how I discovered my cough drops contain soy.
4. Vegetable oil:
There are several reasons you should ditch the vegetable oils (not olive oil). But it turns out lower free testosterone levels may be one of them.
Research shows that polyunsaturated fats in vegetable oils—such as canola, corn, sunflower, cottonseed, and soybean oils—can decrease your testosterone levels. Which means they could end up demolishing your sex drive, stamina, and masculine strength.
The same study found saturated fats such as butter actually INCREASE your testosterone levels. And don’t worry, as I’ve explained before, despite butter and other saturated fats being labeled “bad guys” for years, a moderate amount of high-quality, organic, saturated fats are fine.
If you want to sweep your wife off her feet and give her a night she’ll never forget, step away from the licorice. A human, gold-standard clinical study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that eating licorice for only four days could slash testosterone levels in HALF.
That’s right, in less than a week licorice could level your strength, stamina, and sexual performance. Other studies confirm it… licorice can be a manhood-killer. But the good news is if you ditch the licorice, your T levels should bounce back in a few weeks.
Mint can deliver loads of health benefits from taming allergies to calming diabetic nerve pain. But if you have bedroom challenges, it could be the culprit.
Animal research shows that peppermint can decrease testosterone levels by 23 percent. And spearmint can really slaughter them… up to 51 percent. So give mint a break for a few weeks to see if it’s what’s standing in the way of your fun in the sack.
Belly fat linked to bedroom heartbreak
Did you spot what a number of these manhood killers have in common? They can send your testosterone levels plummeting. And that, in turn, can trigger one last roadblock to a satisfying love life.
It turns out your belly could be quietly wrecking your sex life.
Low T levels can cause you to pack on the pounds. And body fat… especially belly fat… is loaded with aromatase. Aromatase triggers a process that kills testosterone. And replaces it with feminizing estrogen.
It’s literally emasculating you from the inside. And it’s the reason for the fat build up in your chest too.
But if you burn off that belly blubber—and avoid these six foods to help keep it off—your testosterone levels can skyrocket. And so will your manly strength and stamina making you the undisputed KING of the bedroom once more.
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