The consumption of seafood is beneficial for our body because it is a great source of minerals, vitamins, proteins and oils. Even common chronic diseases can be prevented by eating seafood regularly, but is there something else that can be improved? Libido.
But where’s the proof?
Scientists from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, United States, have conducted a study for which they analyzed 501 couples who wanted to conceive. The results. 39% of couples had an increased libido after they had both eaten fish or oysters. Those who ate at least two times a week recorded a number of eight times per month in comparison with six times for those who ate less. Thus, 92% of couples succeeded in having a baby but only 79% had conceived.
The conclusion is that…
Dr. Audrey Gaskins, the study leader, stated that couples should incorporate more seafood into their diets in order to boost fertility. The results were encouraging because they proved that protein-rich food would increase libido and improve men’s sperm and women’s eggs quality. Health officials say it is helpful to heat two or three portions of seafood each week. For example, the British eat an average of just one-third of a portion of fish each week. However, the more fish people eat, the more chances of getting pregnant they are.
Fish oil helps with blood circulation all over the body, so a healthy blood flow doesn’t improve only health, but it increases pleasure too. The zinc in seafood is also essential for the production of testosterone. However, it is advisable to consume this type of food in moderation because there’s a risk of mercury exposure. Moreover, people should be careful at how they prepare seafood because it can lead to being overweight if fried regularly.