6 Foods to get you in the Mood

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Aug 26, 2013

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    The delicious chocolates contain antioxidants, serotonin and theobromine, which act as stimulants to improve your mood. It is believed that phenylethylamine, the chemical present in chocolate, triggers some good feelings. Moreover eating chocolates causes a feeling of relaxation.

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    Red Wine

    Drinking red wine opens up the arteries and keeps the blood flowing, thus increasing your libido. A little red wine before bed can get you in the mood even after a tiring day. However too much of any alcoholic drink can have adverse effects on your mood.

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    Asparagus contains both folate and Vitamin B6, which leads to better histamine production. Histamine is required for both males and females to get in the mood.


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    Avocados contain vitamin B6, which increases male hormone production. It’s also rich in potassium, which helps in regulating the female thyroid gland. Avocados help metabolize proteins leading to more stamina and energy.


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    Chili peppers

    Chili peppers contain capsaicin; the chemical induces the release of endorphins in the brain, which creates a feeling of excitement and energy. This makes chili peppers a wonderful way to spice up your taste buds as well as your mood.



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    Oysters are rich in zinc, which is required for the production of testosterone in the body. Zinc is said to boost the sperm count as well. Oysters can surely be your super food to get in the mood.

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