Aside from the commonly discussed results, such as not remembering one's behaviour, or not being able to sexually feel much if anything , excessive alcohol consumption can decrease women's DHEA, which is related to sex drive. These sensations are the same ones used during sex. I was immediately intrigued. SHARE Recently, a good friend who I've collaborated with on research proposed to me that we should stop studying gossip and sex , and start to study food. Cinnamon and nutmeg are also rumoured to stimulate sexual feelings. Women know that one way to a man's heart is through his stomach, she said. And, if you feed your lover, sensually, these sensations might be heightened. Another way to look at it is that when you eat, you're using many of your senses. Some foods you just have to smell or see to think about sex, according to some researchers. Food, love and sex have a long history, and one that is rooted in our biology. They make our bodies feel alert, alive, giddy, excited - and many of us lose our appetite. You can also eat certain things to increase your feeling of wellbeing or increase your sex drive. Dark chocolate contains the most. After hearing some very humorous and sticky stories from girlfriends, I'll pause here to remind you to examine expiration dates, and to beforehand clean-up issues. Here are a few to consider: Bananas themselves are thought to be important for sex hormone production because they contain high levels of potassium and B vitamins. Even touching your lover can lose its magic because alcohol reduces oxytocin , so the sense of touch is not as sensitive.