Eat to be a sex machine
Treat your body like a machine, it’s designed to process nutrient dense food. To simplify, who do you think has better-tasting jizz: the guy who drinks a smoothie in the morning or the guy who got his breakfast at a gas station?
As a full-time stripper, I share a bathroom with dozens of women every week. And since many of us urinate with the door open, I can usually tell which of my coworker’s drank a ton of coffee that day, or even kombucha, by the scent of their urine. Some of us spend so much time trying to mask our natural functions, that we have no idea how to read what our bodies are trying to tell us. If my pee isn’t green, that means I forgot to take my multivitamin. Sorry to ruin your fantasy, guys.
And because sexual health means a healthy body and mind, it turns out that our brains are much happier when we eat well. Edwina tells us: “Depression and anxiety show changes in the brain but also simultaneously affect the intestinal microbiota and vice versa through the complex bidirectional communication system of the gut-brain axis. Therefore, if our gut bacteria is imbalanced, then our cognitive abilities and/or mood are affected as well. Eating probiotic, fermented foods such as sauerkraut, kimchi, or sometimes plain yogurt or coconut kefir can help to balance gut bacteria and balance mood. A good quality probiotic is also recommended. “
When we talk about proper nutrition, we usually do it in terms of weight loss or heart health, but we rarely discuss the impacts that improper nutrition has on our sexual health. Would you like to smell better during sex? Not die of a heart attack? Have more responsive erections or get wet more easily? Sign me up. I’ll be at the farmer’s market getting ready for the night.
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Elle Stanger is a mother, stripper, feminist, activist, and author who entertains the masses in Portland, OR. She holds two university degrees, neither of which she utilizes in a conventional fashion. She prefers organic food, dark beer, and self-actualized individuals. Don’t ask her about her tattoos; she’s run out of clever retorts. Find her online at EroticMusePDX.com.