Watermelon This juicy red fruit could be the new sexual star. While watermelon is 92 percent water, the remaining eight percent contains the phytonutrient citrulline, which converts to arginine, an amino acid that relaxes blood vessels, according to 2008 research from Texas A&M University’s department of horticultural sciences. This may help improve blood flow to erectile … [Read more...] about 3 of the Best Foods to Boost Your Sex Drive
What research shows about aging For more than 80 years, researchers have also been collecting data for The Longevity Project, which examines the lifestyles and behaviours of 1,500 people in San Francisco who were selected to participate in 1921—when most of them were 10 years old. Some of the results have turned conventional wisdom on its head, says lead investigator Howard … [Read more...] about 4 Proven Secrets to Living a Longer, Healthier Life
Longevity is in your hands When we picture ourselves growing older, we might look to our parents or grandparents to give us an idea of how healthy—or not—we will be. But exciting new research is finding that our genes are not our destiny—not by a long shot. A couple of recent examples: Even if you’re born with the genetic variant for high blood pressure—a condition that … [Read more...] about 9 Science-Backed Ways to Live Longer
Sometimes what’s needed to boost libido isn’t a specific food, but sufficient calories. In a 2010 multi-center study including the department of psychiatry at Toronto General Hospital and universities in the U.S., the U.K. and Germany, two thirds of 242 young women age 18 to 32 who had eating disorders that restricted calories reported low sexual functioning. The study … [Read more...] about Does Your Weight Affect Your Sex Life?
Despite coming from the same gene-pool, you and your siblings each have a distinct personality. According to researchers, your birth order may account for some of those differences. If you're a first-born Your philosophy is: “I’m going to do this the right way, and so should you.” You are: Conscientious, reliable, serious, capable, goal-oriented, organized, analytical, … [Read more...] about Your Birth Order Personality: What It Can Reveal
Red wine can boost sexual desire Sexual desire was higher in women who drank red wine moderately, compared to those who drank other alcohol or none, according to an Italian study from the University of Florence. It’s believed the antioxidants improve blood flow to erectile tissue, enhancing arousal. … [Read more...] about Eating These 5 Surprising Foods Could Boost Your Sex Drive
Let’s say you’re planning a party. If you have every detail perfectly worked out a week ahead of time, right down to the color-coordinated cocktail napkins, you’re probably the oldest child in your family. If you casually throw things together and invite a few extra guests at the last minute, it would be a safe bet that you’re a middle child. If you’d rather someone else did … [Read more...] about How Birth Order Affects Your Life