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Top 10 Romantic Foods

Food That Puts Us in the Mood

Truffles are the diamonds of the kitchen according to the great gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

The Best Foods for Lifting Libido

Are aphrodisiacs real? Do they really have the power to induce amorous moods and lift the libido? History and cultures around the world support to the idea, but we think you do not have to be a believer to have fun with romantic foods. Spice things up with capsaicin, indulge in the earthy, musky deliciousness of a truffle, feed your lover evocative asparagus tips — and also find out which fruit is considered nature's Viagra!

 

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More Top Aphrodisiacs

Eggs are ancient fertility symbols

OVAL OPULENCE
Eggs
The egg is one of the most ancient fertility symbols. Eggs are high in B6 and B5, which help you balance hormone levels and fight stress.


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Bananas
Bananas made an early appearance in the Garden of Eden, and according to Islamic myth, Adam and Eve covered themselves not with fig but banana leaves!

In many cultures, bananas are considered an aphrodisiac


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