Did you know that the food you take greatly impacts your sexual health? That’s right, your diet whether good or bad impacts your sex life on either a short-term or long-term basis. It is important that you’re cautious about what foods you incorporate in your diet to have a better sexual outcome for both you and your partner.
In this episode of the Live Your Personal Best podcast, I speak with Christine DeLozier, a licensed acupuncturist specializing in sexual health and author of the book Diet for Great Sex. She works with patients to develop dietary habits that support their sexual goals. Listen in to learn about the foods to eat to increase potassium levels in your blood system – and the long-term and short-term sexual health benefits potassium has.
- The importance of looking into the root cause of health issues rather than just focusing solely on the symptoms.
- The relationship between physical sexual health and the food we intake.
- The difference between long-term and short-term sexual health and the foods that impact each.
- The types of foods that stiffen your blood vessels and why you should stay away from them for better sexual health.
- The functions of potassium in the blood system and the foods to incorporate to increase your potassium levels.
- The value of eating for better sex, for not just you but also your partner.
- [2:25] Christine explains how she evolved from just a natural food lover to specializing in natural sexual health.
- [6:25] How eating better impacts male or female hormones and nerves and leads to better sex.
- [8:03] Christine’s date night food menu for great short-term sex health.
- [15:41] The types of foods you need to eat to increase potassium levels in your blood vessels.
“So often we treat the branch instead of the root, and in doing so, we’re not really making people healthier, we’re just suppressing their symptoms.”– Christine [4:55]
“We used to take in about 10x as much potassium in our diet as sodium, and now with the heavily processed diets, we take in 10x as much sodium as potassium.”– Christine [15:46]