How can people eat unhealthily, avoid exercise, and still beat ED?
Scientists from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Spain and the Pere Virgili Health Research have published a study in the journal Nutrients to answer this.
They asked their 83 subjects to stay on their unhealthy Western diets. They split them into two groups: a group that started eating 60 grams of walnuts, hazelnuts, and almonds every day, and a group that carried on eating as before.
At the beginning and the end of the study, all the subjects completed the IIEF-15 to measure sexual function. This is the most widely used international questionnaire and its scientifically validated.
The researchers also measured their subject’s nitric oxide and E-selectin, two markers that can indicate the quality of sexual and blood vessel function.
Whereas their nitric oxide and E-selectin levels did not differ by the end of the study, the nut consumers reported significantly more sexual desire and better orgasmic function than the other subjects.
So, even though this research is rather thin, it’s worth trying to add two handfuls of nuts a day and see if your ED improves.