Aphrodisiacs: Do they help?

September 8, 2013

  • Aphrodisiacs: Do they help?
  • Food aphrodisiacs

 The value of the intimate side of life for a person can not be overstated. Of course, you can go without sex, but whether or not to deprive yourself of such a natural and harmless fun? And to make such fun even more pleasant, invented aphrodisiacs. However, the effectiveness of such funds is often inspires doubt.

 Aphrodisiacs: Do they help?

Magic agents or placebo effect?

Sexuality - it is fashionable. Virtually any modern film can be seen couples going crazy with passion and love, ready to indulge in around the clock. However, it is no secret that in reality not all have a strong sexual temperament - someone sufficiently intimate contact once a week or even once a month to consider their lives as satisfactory. Well, when these people find each other; much sadder situation where the husband wants sex constantly, and his wife is dreaming to be left alone, or vice versa, the wife always want to caress, and her husband prefer to spend their leisure time in front of the monitor. In this case, a compromise is needed, which will help to achieve the use of stimulants.

Such means always caused concern, but the effectiveness of the majority of them tend to be in doubt. Pharmacies are plenty of dietary supplements for men and women with the most unexpected and exotic ingredients. It is not known how many of the drugs such help. In all likelihood, the very fact often receive such funds increases self-confidence and relieves anxiety, which in turn helps to increase sexual arousal. Thus, well-known placebo effect fires Placebo - an effective tool for self-hypnosis  Placebo - an effective tool for self-hypnosis
 Patients so believe in miracle pills that actually improves their condition.

You can find in the sale and drugs, the effect of which is based on the improvement of blood circulation in the pelvic organs. These drugs are used to treat erectile dysfunction in men. But similar means women do not exist - even the famous "Viagra" to the weaker sex has no effect. These drugs tend to have a lot of contraindications and side effects, so they should not be abused.

 Aphrodisiacs: Do they help?

Aphrodisiac for men

If pharmacological drugs scare lots of side effects, and dietary supplements cause mistrust, we can use the experience of ancestors and try different products available for excitation. List of similar products and can be useful to women who want to seduce a lover.

Well-written romantic dinner menu will remove the tension and enhance sexual arousal. Of course, do not expect to eat some incredible effect: for the emergence of desire, as a rule, enough servings of celery salad or a cup of chocolate. Yet, offering dinner dishes prepared with products-aphrodisiacs, you can count on the continued hot date.

Especially useful for male potency products containing a sufficient amount of vitamins and minerals, especially zinc. It is better to give up fatty and "heavy" dishes - after a solid plate of pasta with cream sauce man can pull off to sleep, but after natural seafood it is ready to continue the evening. Optimal food with high protein content, but not too high-calorie.

Oysters - a recognized aphrodisiac, even though this product is like it is not everything. Supplement can be a glass of dry white wine - a small amount of alcohol helps to relax. Excessive use of alcohol, however, is not necessary - otherwise the effect may be the opposite desired effect.

Exciting snack can be cooked celery, ginger, chili. Pumpkin seeds contain large amounts of zinc, effectively improve male potency. Stimulative effect also have onions and garlic, but for a romantic dinner, these products are hardly suitable due to too strong peculiar smell.

For the main course, you can cook salmon or seafood. And exciting dessert should include foods such as bananas Bananas: the benefits and harms health  Bananas: the benefits and harms health
 , Nuts, dark chocolate or honey.

 Aphrodisiacs: Do they help?

Aphrodisiac for women

In the eastern harems beauties offered no coincidence that a diet of sweets and fruits: sweet foods like most women and contribute to the awakening of sensuality. Women who complain of weak sexual temperament, it is recommended to eat more fruit - citrus fruits, mangoes, pomegranates, bananas, grapes. Do not be amiss, and dark chocolate with high cocoa content: it improves mood and contributes to sexual arousal. Suit and sweetness of honey: bee products have long been used to excite passion in women. For flavoring sweet dishes make good use of its sensual vanilla fragrance.

To awaken the passion suit not only the desserts: the women are indifferent to sweets, you can seduce products such as artichokes, mushrooms, eggs and even the cabbage, which is rumored, may lead a woman into a state of amorous frenzy. Sexual desire can ignite by a luxurious caviar or prosaic oatmeal - both dishes beneficial effect on women's sexuality, but the eggs are usually more suitable for a romantic dinner than oatmeal.

Some foods, such as legumes, help women to come into a state of sexual arousal, but it is not recommended for a romantic meal. Thus, beans long enough and difficult to digest, is not conducive to lovemaking. Several break romance and dishes with lots of garlic Garlic health: almost a panacea  Garlic health: almost a panacea
   and onions, which also has a stimulating effect. But products such as tomatoes, celery, fennel Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices  Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices
 , Eggs, sunflower seeds, can be consumed without fear: they will create the mood of love and at the same time will not cause digestive disorders.

The protein cocktail - all the obvious advantages

December 14, 2014

  • The protein cocktail - all the obvious advantages
  • Slimming

 protein shake
 Protein shake may be necessary for those who are just starting to exercise or those who dramatically increases the amount of training. They are sometimes advised to take athletes who are recovering from injuries - they need a lot of protein for healing damaged tissue.


Types of protein cocktails

  • Cocktails of whey protein - it is the most popular and cost of protein cocktails. In sports stores you can find a variety of whey protein powders for the preparation of cocktails, from different manufacturers. They are ideal for beginners to athletes, as well as everyone who wants to increase the amount of protein in your diet without much damage to the purse. It may be useful such protein shakes for pregnant women - they serve as a good addition to their diet. Since whey protein is made from natural whey Whey: the benefits and harms of waste  Whey: the benefits and harms of waste
 , They are completely safe during pregnancy.
  • Cocktails on the basis of serum white can be taken before and after training, as well as use them as a snack between meals. Note that in some people, these smoothies cause bloating and flatulence.
  • Cocktails on the basis of casein. Casein, like whey protein is one of the proteins contained in milk. It is suitable for those who need a protein that is cleaved slowly over several hours. Cocktails with this protein is often recommended to take before bedtime Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 . The reason for this is that for a complete cleavage of casein required from five to seven hours, so the body can absorb it and use it contains nutrients even during sleep. During the day, cocktails casein take to ensure full muscle power to several hours in advance, and / or for a long time to get rid of hunger.
  • Cocktails on the basis of whey protein isolate. Isolate - one of the most rapidly digestible protein supplements (but not the fastest - about it discussed below). Cocktails with whey protein isolate are more expensive listed earlier. They are ideal for people who follow low-carbohydrate diets - most of them contain very little carbohydrates and perfectly fit into a diet. You can take a protein shake after a workout, or 20-30 minutes before it starts; they quickly digested and almost immediately start to be used for recovery and muscle growth.
  • Hydrolyzate of whey protein - the most expensive of all the protein supplement available today. The hydrolyzate is a whey protein that in course of treatment was cleaved into peptides, whereby it is absorbed completely, on average, half an hour. It is well tolerated even by people who have whey protein usually causes bloating and severe flatulence. On the other hand, it costs several times more expensive than other protein supplements, so it is used very rarely.
  • Cocktails on the basis of soy protein. Supplementation with soy protein are not the best sellers among its peers, but they are in steady demand among people who adhere strictly to the vegan diet. In addition, they contain flavonoids, which help maintain normal cholesterol levels, and stimulate the production of thyroid hormones Thyroid hormones: mechanism of action and physiological effects  Thyroid hormones: mechanism of action and physiological effects
 . Thus, they can, to some extent, to accelerate the metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
   and promote weight loss.


Do you need protein shakes?

If you've been in the gym, you've probably heard, the men (and now, quite often, and women) involved in the strength training equipment, talk about protein shakes, enthusiastically discussing different brands, types of cocktails and argue about who and how often they should take. Protein shakes, indeed, occupy quite an important place in the mode of training of many people who are seriously passionate about the sport. Yes, that's right - in the mode of training, and not just a diet, because if a person does not get enough protein, its efforts in the gym will be virtually useless: the body can neither rebuild damaged muscle fibers, or create new muscle cells, or prepare for new loads.

However, protein shakes - not the only, and certainly not the most important source of protein for humans. Most people, including athletes, may receive sufficient amounts of protein from a balanced diet.

Who does not use protein shakes? First and foremost, they are useful for those who are experiencing difficulties in recruiting muscle. As you know, some people quite intensively to train and eat meat, fish, dairy products and other foods rich in protein rather quickly to find a nice, muscular body. Other at the same level and load power for a long time can not build muscle. Protein cocktails usually good aid in such cases. In a relatively small portion of the cocktail contains a lot of protein, which is well absorbed, and even at a very fast metabolism of the body will sooner or later begin to use it to build muscle tissue.

Sometimes, protein shakes recommend the use of teenagers who are seriously involved in sports, and still growing. They need a lot of protein in particular, and to obtain sufficient amount of food is not always easy because it needs to have very often and a lot, and it can be difficult for teens who have to combine study and frequent, prolonged exercise. But protein shake for weight gain teens is better to use on the recommendation of a sports doctor, or your doctor.

For people who have chosen veganism (complete rejection of animal products) can also be useful protein shakes because they find it difficult to get enough protein from plant foods.

These cocktails are also used for weight loss because they quickly satisfy hunger, they contain a lot of protein and relatively low in calories and fat.