Eat Your Way to Better Sex: 5 Surprising Aphrodisiacs

Want to set the mood on your next date? Add these libido-boosting items to the menu (7 Photos)

Madelyn Fernstrom on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:52AM

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Eat Your Way to Better Sex: 5 Surprising Aphrodisiacs

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Avocados

Strange but true: The ancient Aztecs used to call avocado plants “testicle trees” because of the shape of the fruit, and the way they grow in pairs. In addition to their sexy silhouette, the texture of an avocado is smooth and creamy, providing a sensual feeling in the mouth. While it’s unclear whether the avocado’s curvy form, creamy texture or nutrient-dense content (avocados are chock full of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats to keep your ticker in tip-top sexual shape) make it a food for lovers, it has been shown to support sexual vitality. Bring on the chips and guacamole!

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