A recent Men’s Health online article recommends a vegan diet to improve sexual performance. The piece points to “junky diets” connection with heart disease, which can affect blood flow to all areas of the body, and suggests that men add plant-based “sex-savvy foods” to their diet. Suggested foods include oatmeal and whole grains, which are high in L-arginine, an amino acid that reduces the stiffness of blood vessels; magnesium-packed spinach and leafy greens, which help dilate blood vessels; and vitamin C-rich fruits such as grapefruit, oranges, and peaches to improve sperm quality. On a similar note, a recent study out of Harvard School of Public Health found that high dairy intake resulted in poor sperm quality.
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