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Oysters are high in zinc.Oysters

It’s true, oysters really do serve as an aphrodisiac. The reason? They contain more zinc per serving than any other food. Zinc is a key mineral for sexual health in men, and also a critical nutrient for mood stabilization.

Prep tip: To help preserve wild populations, choose domestic farmed oysters. You can refrigerate live oysters on a cookie sheet, flat-side up, covered with a damp towel, for about a week, but you should cook them as soon as possible. You can also buy them frozen or smoked.

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