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10 Foods That Boost Your Sex Drive

Oysters

Oysters

Oysters have been considered an aphrodisiac throughout history — Casanova reportedly ate 50 raw oysters a day! Research is finally proving why. Oysters are the richest food source of zinc, a mineral essential to testosterone production. One of the causes of a low libido is a loss of testosterone. Depending on the variety, oysters contain 10 times more zinc than other excellent sources like wheat germ and beef.

By Nicole Ferring Holovach, MS, RD. Nicole is a Washington, D.C.-based nutrition communications professional, writer, and health and wellness educator. She blogs about holistic health at www.WholeHealthRD.com. Published May 21, 2012.