Erectile Dysfunction and Diet!
Can the wrong diet reduce your ability to achieve and sustain a quality erection?
You bet it can!
Read below to discover a list of foods that my be contributing to your Erectile Dysfunction problem!
Sorry beer drinkers! German beer makers noticed long ago that girls working the hops fields developed early signs of puberty. Researchers later discovered that hops are a highly estrogenic food. A mere 3.5 ounces contains 30,0000 IU of estrogen's.
Your liver filters excess estrogen out of your blood stream to be excreted out of your body. When you eat grapefruit this process is interrupted, which leads to higher estrogen levels.
Licorice increases cortisol levels in the body. High cortisol causes a reduction in testosterone. Clinical studies have confirmed that licorice increases progesterone levels, and decreases serum test levels in men.
Men who regularly eat raw cottonseed oil have low sperm counts. If the oil is eaten over long periods, the testis can stop producing sperm altogether.
Soy is a highly estrogenic food. I have a no tolerance rule with soy foods. I never, ever, eat them!
Dr. Kaayla T. Daniel a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences has this to say about soy..
"Every soy product has phytoestrogensis which are linked to reduction in testosterone in men. It has been demonstrated in studies with rats, monkeys, and humans. For men, this reduction in testosterone leads to decreased libido, lower sperm count, and decreases in the ability to build muscle.
Alcohol in moderation is probably fine. Chronic binge, or heavy drinking will cause your testosterone levels to plummet. 5 drinks will reduce your T levels by a whopping 45%.
More erectile dysfunction and diet info..
Following are a few highly estrogenic spices. I'll eat these ocasionally in very small amounts, but usually try to avoid them if possible.