What is sexy about Thanksgiving? Giving thanks for those we love...and for those who add pleasure and joy to our lives.
And...there are a lot of babies are born in August. Do the math and you see that something must be happening in November other than eating...
Many of the traditional foods we enjoy during the holiday of Thanksgiving can actually help our sex lives. Thanksgiving dinner just might put you in the mood for sex later in the evening.
Thanksgiving is a great occasion to celebrate with our family and friends. It is a day of feasting and drinking to give thanks for all that we love and cherish in our lives.
But did you know that many of the traditional foods served on Thanksgiving can actually be rather erotic? Many of the ingredients that go into Thanksgiving dinner are natural aphrodisiacs.
Turkey is the star of the traditional Thanksgiving show. Turkey is rich in tryptophan. Tryptophan is needed for the body to produce serotonin.
Serotonin is a brain chemical that plays a large role in mood and can help to create a feeling of well-being and relaxation. When levels of serotonin are high, you're in a better mood, sleep better, and have a higher pain tolerance.
Learn much more about brain chemicals and sex in Super Sex...5 Steps to Explosive Orgasms.
Cranberries are a rich source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A which help the circulatory system. Proper circulation is essential for taking oxygen-rich blood to the sex organs. Healthy circulation is necessary in men for an erection.
Sweet potatoes are high in potassium, which helps to reduce stress. Sweet potatoes are also high in Vitamins A, Vitamin C and iron, which all important nutrients to enhance sex drive.
Along with decreasing your inhibitions...red wine is also rich in resveratrol, an important antioxidant.
A recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that levels of sexual desire were higher in women who were moderate drinkers of red wine.
But the real question is: Do women with naturally higher sex drives tend to drink red wine or does red wine truly have a positive effect on one's libido?
But the lack of conclusive evidence isn't enough reason to dismiss red wine just yet. Many other studies have shown that a small glass each day benefits the heart. So if your sex drive improves in the process, that's another good thing.
Celery contains androsterone...a powerful male hormone that stimulates female sexual arousal.
Historically, celery has also been used as a cure for impotence.
Oysters have a reputation as a powerful aphrodisiac. Oysters contain an enormous amount of zinc, which is important for testosterone production.
Zinc has been shown to improve both the longevity of an erection and the quality of sperm. Zinc can help improve libido in both men and women.
Oysters were brought by the Native Americans to the first Thanksgiving feast. There was a time when no Thanksgiving meal in America was complete without oysters.
Research shows that the most arousing and sexy scent for a man is the sweet, spicy aroma of that traditional Thanksgiving dessert...pumpkin pie.
According to Alan Hirsch, a neurologist at Chicago's Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, the aroma of pumpkin pie increases blood flow to the penis by 40 percent.
That aromatic aphrodisiac of pumpkin also provides a healthy dose of zinc, an element necessary for healthy blood flow and testosterone production.
Who doesn't enjoy chocolate? Not only does it pump up your endorphins, chocolate also stimulates the production of dopamine in your brain. Dopamine increases a woman's sex drive.
Learn much more about the chemicals of love in Super Sex...5 Steps to Explosive Orgasms.
According to Italian researchers, women who eat chocolate regularly have a better sex life than those who deny themselves the treat. So, do yourself...and your man...a sexy favor and include a selection of scrumptious chocolates for your after-dinner satisfaction.
Check out Seven Sinful Flavors for a very sexy...and very fun...way to use delicious gourmet chocolates after Thanksgiving dinner is over. Let the celebration begin again...and again.
Get ready to eat, drink and feel sexy this Thanksgiving as you give thanks for what makes life passionately worth living.