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Effect of Sugar on Libido

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I try not to eat too much sugar, as I know it causes inflammation in the body, but I was wondering about the direct affect it must have on libido. I found this very interesting article that might be helpful to some here:

Killing Your Sex Drive One Bite at a Time: 5 Surprising Ways Sugar Lowers Libido

https://drhyman.com/blog/2014/08/29/kil ... rs-libido/
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very interesting...I definitely want to look into this
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If this is true, I don’t know whether my wife would be thrilled with the reduced sugar or irritated with an increased drive which is already high. 😂
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newwifenewlife wrote: Thu Jan 05, 2023 3:02 am If this is true, I don’t know whether my wife would be thrilled with the reduced sugar or irritated with an increased drive which is already high. 😂
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I know that if I've had too much sugar, I don't really want sex. I've been attributing that to feeling like a bloated cow. Apparently decreased libido and bloated cow coexist. 🤣
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DoveGrey wrote: Thu Jan 05, 2023 8:59 pm I know that if I've had too much sugar, I don't really want sex. I've been attributing that to feeling like a bloated cow. Apparently decreased libido and bloated cow coexist. 🤣
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newwifenewlife wrote: Thu Jan 05, 2023 3:02 am If this is true, I don’t know whether my wife would be thrilled with the reduced sugar or irritated with an increased drive which is already high. 😂
Yes, I was going to say, I need to start increasing my sugar intake. Probably need to head to Costco and pick up one of those 25 pound bags.
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Lightbulb wrote: Wed Feb 01, 2023 11:38 am
newwifenewlife wrote: Thu Jan 05, 2023 3:02 am If this is true, I don’t know whether my wife would be thrilled with the reduced sugar or irritated with an increased drive which is already high. 😂
Yes, I was going to say, I need to start increasing my sugar intake. Probably need to head to Costco and pick up one of those 25 pound bags.
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newwifenewlife wrote: Wed Feb 01, 2023 11:59 am
Lightbulb wrote: Wed Feb 01, 2023 11:38 am
newwifenewlife wrote: Thu Jan 05, 2023 3:02 am If this is true, I don’t know whether my wife would be thrilled with the reduced sugar or irritated with an increased drive which is already high. 😂
Yes, I was going to say, I need to start increasing my sugar intake. Probably need to head to Costco and pick up one of those 25 pound bags.
Get the Saunders’ Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels when you’re there!
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AlwaysThankful wrote: Wed Jan 04, 2023 4:58 am I try not to eat too much sugar, as I know it causes inflammation in the body, but I was wondering about the direct affect it must have on libido. I found this very interesting article that might be helpful to some here:

Killing Your Sex Drive One Bite at a Time: 5 Surprising Ways Sugar Lowers Libido

https://drhyman.com/blog/2014/08/29/kil ... rs-libido/

Shh, don't say that too loud! Dh will be throwing out all of my chocolate. :lol:

Seriously though, it sounds plausible. I will take a look at the article.
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