What do most men do if they want to treat erectile dysfunction? Well, they can turn to male enhancement pills or medications such as Viagra or Levitra to help them fight it.
But, there are some men that are uncomfortable taking such medications because it might lead to unwanted side effects.
Fortunately for ED sufferers, they can turn to food to help them treat their condition naturally. Here are some foods that can help you fight erectile dysfunction:
They are a known aphrodisiac because of their rich zinc content, which can help improve blood flow throughout your body.
Now, you might have heard about concerns regarding high toxin levels in oysters, but the good thing is that you can cook them to ensure that no toxins (if any) can reach your
This fruit predominantly consists of water which is why this is ideal to consume if you are in a place with consistently hot weather.
However, that is not the only reason why you should consume watermelons. They actually consist of healthy nutrients that can help improve your heart’s health.
Lycopene, which is a nutrient that is found in watermelons, is known to help improve heart health, as well as making sure that your prostate and skin are in good condition as well.
The main stimulant that is found in coffee, caffeine, has been linked to fighting erectile dysfunction. That is because it helps dilate the arteries, allowing for maximum blood flow to the penis and other organs in the body.
Drinking 2-3 cups of coffee should do the trick. If you are not a fan of Java, you may drink sports drinks and sodas that contain the said stimulant as an alternative.
Certain nuts like Almonds and Walnuts contain loads of arginine, which is an essential amino acid that, when used by the body, is converted to nitric oxide which vastly improves blood flow.
Aside from that, they are also a good source of fiber, Vitamin E, and folic acid as well which are nutrients that can improve your overall health.
Eating dark chocolate can be a great substitute for taking Viagra as it is known to have similar effects on your body as well.
Dark chocolate, in particular, is rich in flavonols which are plant nutrients that are known to help lower blood pressure, as well as improve blood circulation.
If you consistently eat red meat and other foods that are known to have rich cholesterol content, you are running the risk of getting blocked arteries. As a man, you do not want this, especially since optimum blood flow is required to make your penis erect for longer periods of time.
Fortunately, adding garlic in your diet may somewhat help this problem as its active compound, allicin, is known to reduce arterial blockage, as well as giving you certain health benefits.
Do not be put off with the word ‘fatty’ because fishes like Salmon and Tuna actually contain the ‘good’ kind of fats.
Omega-3 fatty acids are abundant in fishes like the ones I’ve just mentioned and are known to improve heart health and it also reduces the risk of blood clots that may lead to a heart attack.