Foods that Help Improve Blood Flow
You need a healthy blood flow in your body and to your muscles to get that pump effect, by more nutrients and oxygen being delivered to your muscles that you’re targeting and for enhancing your results from training, you achieve better gains and giving the nutrients they need to your muscles. And it is not just about for muscle health either, what you eat is important for sexual health, including sperm mobility, how strong your erection will be, and your penis performance are positively affected by certain plants, vitamins, proteins etc. You will want to add these foods that promote blood flow to your diet and exercise daily or at least go for daily walks, stop smoking and not wear clothes that will squeeze your genitals. So let’s have a look at some of the most important foods that you can consume daily for healthier blood flow:
Garlic and Onions:
Garlic was used as a stamina booster in ancient Egypt and they were quite right. It is proven to prevent the buildup of plaques in the arterial walls that stop the healthy blood overall, to your penis and muscles and by eating garlic daily you will be improving your cardiovascular health and keeping your erections stronger. But if you want better results, eat it raw- first chop or slice it and leave it out in contact with air for 5 to 10 minutes before eating to bring out the allicin component in garlic. Other similar foods that promote healthier blood flow include onions, leeks, and radishes.
Citrus Fruits, Kiwi, Peaches, Guavas, Berries:
Oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, mandarin oranges, limes, lemons and other citrus fruits and other fruits like kiwi, different berries and peaches contain good amounts of Vitamin C that is known to be a blood thinner, which also helps prevent plaque accumulation, increase sperm count and mobility and allow better blood circulation.
Chili Peppers and Hot Sauce:
Capsaicin component in chili peppers helps increase libido by increasing testosterone levels and improve blood circulation, increase endorphin release in your body and create more sexual desire. On the other hand, it will help burn fat in your body and get your muscles receive more of the nutrition it needs by better blood flow. A French study found a very clear correlation between regular hot sauce or chili pepper use and higher testosterone levels. And even a more interesting study on animals found larger sex organs and decreased belly fat with increased capsaicin consumption.
Dark Chocolate and Cocoa:
Cocoa and the high cocoa contain dark chocolate flavonoids for better blood flow or circulation, by blood moving better through arteries, relaxed blood vessels and by blood going to where it needs to. Cocoa also increases serotonin which helps you feel better and relaxed mentally, boosting your mood and increasing your sexual desire.
According to a recent US university study, men that drink two to three cups of coffee or an equivalent of up to 170mg of caffeine from other drinks per day will be 42% less likely to experience erection problems than a man that don’t have caffeine or have very little. There will be different chemical reactions in your body when you consume a certain amount of caffeine daily that will help improve the blood flow to your muscles and penis, hence better erections.
Bananas and Potatoes:
They both contain the potassium mineral that is important for your heart health and improved blood circulation. You will be less likely to experience cardiovascular complications and your blood pressure will be lowered as potassium keeps your sodium levels under control. The potassium mineral is found inside the skin of potatoes so you want to eat it with the skin. Yogurt, avocado, spinach and sweet potatoes are your other alternatives for potassium and a healthy heart.