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FISH AND SEAFOOD FOR LOVE


(Aphrodisiac Foods: Eat Your Way to Ecstasy)


   The ancient world believed seafood had aphrodisiac characteristics because, the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, sprang from the foam of the sea on an oyster shell (hence         Botticelli's much reproduced painting of the goddess floating on a seashell). The Romans named her Venus.
       The sea is one of the major sources of life and Seafood has been seen as the food of love for many centuries. A claim that is not surprising considering it is brimming with minerals such as calcium, zinc, iodine and iron.
        In this delightful book of aphrodisiac foods, the author looks at the most popular fishy aphrodisiacs as well as providing some excellent recipes to enjoy them.

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SEAFOOD AND FISH APHRODISIACS

THE ANCIENT WORLD BELIEVED seafood had aphrodisiac characteristics because, the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, sprang from the foam of the sea on an oyster shell (hence Botticelli's much reproduced painting of the goddess floating on a seashell). The Romans named her Venus.

The sea is one of the major sources of life and Seafood has been seen as the food of love for many centuries. A claim that is not surprising considering it’s brimming with minerals such as calcium, zinc, iodine and iron. Zinc is known to increase the production of testosterone, which increases the sex drive in men and it also plays a role in increasing the woman’s libido. Calcium, iron and iodine also aid the libido by balancing the endocrine system and thyroid gland. Lack of iodine leads to fatigue and disinterest in sex.

In some parts of the world, people have made use of a variety of seaweeds to use as an aphrodisiac. In Wales, seaweed is served as laver bread. In Japan it is dried and served to one as a side dish to raw fish dishes sushi and sashimi. As much as a quarter of all food in the Japanese diet contains some variety of seaweed. It is used to enhance the flavor of salads, soups and savory dishes. Seaweed is rich with vitamins and minerals.

FISH

All oily fish, such as eel, herring, mackerel, salmon, shark, tuna, and sardines, and many varieties of white fish, including turbot, and sole contain calcium, phosphorus, and vitamins A, B and D, important fundamentals for sexual health.

Just about all seafood and fish contains some aphrodisiac qualities from the humble herring with which the Scandinavians sustain their erotic prowess to octopus and squid.

The Japanese have long known the value of raw fish as an aphrodisiac having been described in their Pillow Books. Pillow Books were used by concubines in geisha houses as reference books regarding sexual techniques and