14 Top Reasons Women Don’t Want To Have Sex (And 20 Things To Do About It!)

by Jackie Wicks

4. You Reach for Sugary Snacks

Sugar in SnackRecent studies have shown that an acute dose of sugar—and not just a sugary diet—reduces testosterone levels. Testosterone is often misunderstood as the “male” hormone, but women produce it, too—and having enough in your bloodstream is a key component to a healthy libido.

Cut back on added sugars by scanning ingredient labels and ditching any packaged foods that have more than 6g of sugar per serving. If you need a fix, go for dark chocolate (at least 70%), which is lower in sugar, or berries. Chocolate-dipped strawberries, anyone?

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