Land n Sand Jan / Feb 2014 - Page 19

It’s easier than you think … Most people do not realise that some of the most commonly used ingredients found in kitchens have the ability to get their mojo on the move. What you eat directly influences your body chemistry and has an effect on your body’s functioning. Therefore the old adage of ‘you are what you eat’ holds true. Your libido, hormones, energy, brain chemistry and stress levels are directly impacted by what you eat. Some foods are psychologically suggestive; think banana or oyster, some increase blood flow to the genitals (cucumbers, believe it or not) and others have psychoactive properties, the most popular being Champagne, of course.