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More Top Romantic Foods

More of our Favorite Aphrodisiacs

Eggs are libido boosters

More Foods for Lifting Libido

The following selection includes aphrodisiacs previously featured on GAYOT's list of the  Top 10 Romantic Foods. While they no longer grace the current selection, their seductive powers are as irresistible as ever. Check out more food to get you in the mood!



We are nuts about almonds! The aroma of almonds supposedly arouses passion in females...Read the full review


Mankind's love affair with this member of the lily family dates back hundreds of years...Read the full review


Avocados are va-va-voom! But despite their voluptuous and feminine shape...Read the full review


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


This fragrant member of the mint family has an alluring aroma; so alluring, in fact, it can cure headaches...Read the full review


The egg is one of the most ancient fertility symbols. ... Read the full review


Foie Gras
One of the most luxurious foods, controversial foie gras is expensive, decadent and sought the world over. Like diamonds...Read the full review



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