You may hear nutritionists refer to food as nutrient-dense or as nutritionally empty. What this refers to is a food’s ability to provide us with the vitamins and minerals that are responsible for a myriad of biochemical processes which fuel our metabolism. Without them, even if you are overweight or eat a lot of empty food, your body could starve.
The age-old adage, “You are what you eat” also applies to how healthy you are in the bedroom. There is considerable research which links good nutrition to optimal male sexual health. Here are a few things to consider when you want to improve or optimize sexual well-being.
“I have a headache.” “I eat right, why can’t I lose weight?” “My muscles and joints ache.” “I feel tired all the time.” Believe it or not, all of these complaints are associated with dehydration. In many developed countries, over 80% of people are chronically dehydrated. This means that most people can get rid of the above complaints simply by drinking more water.
The human organism is an amazing work-in-progress that has been shaped by millions of years of evolution. As a result much of our behaviour may not be as free as we think.
Over the years, there has been much debate as to what constitutes a balanced diet. In 1992, the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) provided the food guide pyramid in order to address what foods should be included in a healthy diet.