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Put Some “Love” Into Your Cooking

Health Notes from Dr. Liz

February 21, 2011

Thinking of putting together the ultimate Valentine’s Day dinner? Or how about giving a food gift for that special someone in hopes of putting them “in the mood”? Despite the folklore that surrounds the aphrodisiac powers of oysters, figs and chocolate, there are no scientific studies to back up such claims about specific foods that boost libido. But this doesn’t mean you can’t show your love by preparing some “love” foods that are heart healthy.

Dr. Liz Applegate Ph.D.

Director of Sports Nutrition, UC Davis