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How can oatmeal with cocoa powder improve my libido?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Oatmeal lowers cholesterol, and the polyphenols in unsweetened cocoa powder help to amplify oatmeal’s properties and also boost HDL (the good cholesterol). The connection between diet and libido here is better blood flow; healthy cholesterol levels mean decreased likelihood of arterial blockages. Plaque build-up in the arteries reduces blood flow - including blood flow to the penis.


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