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Want to Have Better Sex? Eat Less, Study Says

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Who doesn’t want to feel like a sexy beast in bed? I know I do. I want Boo to scream my name and desire my vage like it’s the best thing he’s had since arroz con guandules y pernil. And Boo really loves himself some white rice and pernil.

How can we improve our sex lives so we’re the best he’s ever had? By putting down that chicharron and that extra taco on Taco Tuesday. Cause those extra calories may be hurting your sex life!

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A recent study discovered that eating less improves our libido. But, it’s not about losing weight. Over two years 218 healthy adults between the ages of 20 to 50 years old were followed and tested for BMI (Body Mass Index) as well as sexual activity. One group was asked to decrease their calorie intake by 25 percent. The results: those who ate less calories not only admitted to feeling healthier but also said they have more energy and a higher sex drive.

Don’t worry: you don’t have starve yourself to improve your sexual prowess. Another study conducted at the University of Sydney in Australia revealed that a low-protein, high-carb diet may have the same effect: cutting calories so you’re a sexy beast. So that rice may just have super powers.

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