What To Eat To Get Harder Erections

In order to get harder erections, it is important that you have overall good blood circulation in your body, and good blood circulation means a healthy cardiovascular system. When blood vessels are in good condition, they dilate easily and blood likewise flows freely through these vessels.

One of the main ways of improving circulation is from good nutrition. So what are the best foods to eat to get harder erections? Let’s now look at ten foods to include in your diet that are best for a harder erect penis.

Oatmeal Porridge

bowl of porridge

Start the day with a bowl of delicious porridge. You might not think porridge is sexy right now but it’s great for lowering high cholesterol in your body.


bunch of bananasHow about adding some berries and banana slices with a drizzle of honey in your porridge? or eat a banana on its own? The fiber from bananas and porridge can reduce the absorption of cholesterol into your bloodstream.

This popular fruit is also rich in potassium which is great for your heart and boosts good circulation. Potassium helps to keep sodium levels in check too, thus reducing the chance of high blood pressure and developing heart problems as a result. Bananas are one of the best foods that anybody can eat as it is highly nutritious and will give you an abundance of energy for love.


berriesBerries such as cherries, blueberries, blackberries are another food booster for good circulation. These fruits contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins which mop up harmful free radicals in arteries and stop fatty plaques from forming on arterial walls that lead to atherosclerosis.

Atherosclerosis is bad news for harder erections because here, arteries become narrowed so that blood is not able to flow around your body, including your penis, as freely as before.


slice of watermelon
Watermelon is good to include in your diet because they too cause blood vessels to dilate and increase blood flow to the penis which you need for strengthening erections.

Oily Fish

salmon steakSalmon, mackerel, trout, fresh tuna and sardines are all examples of oily fish that are excellent for your heart and therefore excellent for circulation and a nice strong erection. This is because oily fish are high in Omega-3 fatty acids which help to lower cholesterol and blood pressure and increase blood flow. Try to eat two portions of oily fish a week. One portion is about 140g of fish or one fresh tuna steak for example.


oystersMost people have heard of oysters being an aphrodisiac and with good reason! Raw oysters are the ultimate sex mineral as they are the richest dietary source of zinc and zinc fuels your sexual libido and improves blood flow.

Eat oysters therefore to enhance your erection. If you don’t like oysters though, shrimp, crab and lobster are good alternatives of shellfish high in zinc for a rock hard penis.

Dark Chocolate

dark chocolate
If you love to eat chocolate, adding this food in your diet is going to be easy. Cocoa in dark chocolate contain flavonoids which benefit you by dilating your arteries to aid blood flow to the penis.


garlic Garlic may not be as well known as oysters for being an aphrodisiac but it has nevertheless been a successful aphrodisiac since ancient times despite its strong odor. This ancient sex booster is capable of improving circulation and enhancing libido to promote a stronger erection. Eat it raw or use it to flavor your cooked meals.

Walnuts, Almonds, Pistachios

Another way to take your sex drive higher and give you consistent rock hard erections is to eat nuts like walnuts, almonds, pistachios. Avoid the sugar coated or salted varieties though. Eat roughly a handful of these nuts daily.

Red Wine

glasses of wine

Yes, you have permission to drink red wine but only in moderation. We are talking a small glass or two a day, no more. The antioxidants in the wine may trigger the production of nitric oxide in the blood which helps arterial walls to relax, increasing blood flow to the penis. Drinking too much red wine/alcohol on the other hand, could put you at risk of delivering a poor performance.

Extra tip:

chillies Add some spice to your sex life by eating chillies. Chillies are worth including in your diet as they are good at causing blood vessels to dilate. If you’ve ever wondered why your face goes all red after eating a really spicy curry, now you know! And when it comes to sex, the same thing happens down below because when you eat fiery food, more blood flows into your penis resulting in a stronger erection.


In conclusion, you now know that you can eat your way towards acquiring better erections and what foods eaten on a regular basis will be most beneficial to you in this regard. Keep in mind though that good nutrition is one of a number of factors for influencing blood circulation and libido for a strong erection. Quitting smoking, keeping stress levels in check, maintaining a healthy weight are other factors to take into consideration.