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Libido Part II: Natural Nutrients & Body Care

By Mara Fleishman, February 10, 2009  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Mara Fleishman
For some men and women, natural libido is not as strong as it could be. Fortunately, nature has provided help! Beyond medicinal plants that support a healthy libido, there are other natural options. Nutritionist Malia Curran, MS, MPH shares the secrets about nutrients, additional supplements and body care elements that may help.

 

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Polly says ...
I agree that health and happiness are the 2 main keys for sex drive for me. I really notice the value of the vitamins I take and the energy and lift they provide me throughout the day. It is true that all to often we let the stress of life cloud the simple beauty of life itself.
02/10/2009 1:59:40 PM CST
Gabby says ...
Excellent follow-up podcast. This one actually gives me even more practical information for my life.
02/12/2009 10:55:12 AM CST
Heather says ...
Great follow up! I am actually more inclined to follow the route of vitamins, aroma therapy, and setting a mood. At the end of the day intimacy for me involves feeling close to my partner.
02/12/2009 8:17:23 AM CST
Nan says ...
Really, really good advice given here, thank you.
02/12/2009 8:22:42 AM CST
Francis says ...
This is testament to the fact that we all should try to take the best care of ourselves that we can. EFA's and B-vitamins seem provide positive support for so many important bodily functions.
02/12/2009 9:15:42 AM CST
C.Vance says ...
Terrific information. Your guest really is a wealth of knowledge on this subject. It is funny, so many times I walk through your stores and only think about organic veggies, and the bakery, now I'll remember to look at the supplements section :0
02/12/2009 9:25:59 AM CST
Jace says ...
It is amazing to me how much my vitamins help keep my energy up. I ran out monday, and have not taken the time to pick up more, and today I could not understand why I have been dragging so much the last couple of days. I'll be picking up some hot herbs as well!
02/12/2009 2:23:18 PM CST
Laci says ...
Good timing! I was just contemplating the Valentine's Day coming up. I do like the idea of aroma-candles, and oils, as well as touch. I will start up on my zinc, and B-vitamins :)
02/12/2009 2:25:57 PM CST
Akira says ...
What it all really comes down to his good health and vitamins, mineral, and eating well cannot be beat!
02/12/2009 2:33:59 PM CST
Isla says ...
Communication is the first priority for me. When my partner and I are feeling solid together we are intimate. Now the idea of keeping my body tuned up for passion is always appealing and I will take this guidance to heart.
02/12/2009 2:38:00 PM CST
Kelly R says ...
yummy mushrooms, I LOVE IT!!!!!
02/10/2009 2:08:49 PM CST
Ann says ...
Love mushrooms, who knew! This is really a great topic, and packed with ideas. Indeed touch is vital, as is great communication. Indeed life is stressful now, but what better way to relax then through quality time with your partner.
02/10/2009 2:10:02 PM CST
Ann says ...
I must say this podcast provided me with many more concrete ideas for increasing Libido. I agree aromatherapy is a wonderful addition to any romantic experience.
02/10/2009 2:13:41 PM CST
Ivy says ...
Thanks for giving us this podcast! Your guest is a wonderful spring of knowledge. I like how you put this out prior to Valentines Day, I'm heading into my local store to pick up some of these goodies :)
02/10/2009 3:02:26 PM CST
Zia says ...
I didn't realize B3 had this effect. I am really glad you brought this topic to us. I have always wanted to work on my libido, but there is now way I will take pharmacuticals.
02/10/2009 4:36:27 PM CST
Vallerie says ...
"Hot Herbs" and mushrooms, I love this. I am hoping your stores carry these products, if so, you better stock the shelves, I'm on my way
02/10/2009 6:37:21 PM CST
Gail says ...
It is really great to see Whole Foods jumping into the social media world, even better to see you covering topics like this which are so important to us, yet not often covered. Kudos!
02/10/2009 6:49:44 PM CST
Lisa L. says ...
I have listened to several of your podcasts, it seems this might be Maila Curran's best subject. I truly appreciate how much great info you packed into 4 minutes. Great topic=great podcast.
02/10/2009 6:52:29 PM CST
Kevin says ...
Great News! Thanks for this podcast. My partner and I have a great relationship yet her drive has dropped with the stress of a new job. We have been discussing what options we might have and had no idea that natural herbs and vitamins can be a help. Again, Great News!
02/10/2009 6:55:39 PM CST
Deanna says ...
Aromatherapy can actually be delivered through candles as well as essential oils. Candles of course also help to set a great moon. Keep up the great topics!
02/10/2009 6:59:30 PM CST
Erin says ...
This is a great follow up to the first podcast (I actually found the one much more useful). It is a relief to know there are natural solutions to a very natural problem.
02/11/2009 6:53:17 AM CST
Aden says ...
Terrific input and insights from my favorite store. You have championed the natural food and lifestyle movement, green products, and now rounding it out by providing us healthy, natural solutions to the MOST natural function of our bodies, BRAVO! Keep em' Coming.
02/11/2009 6:54:31 AM CST
Ava says ...
I like the idea of "Hot Herbs" and suppose the actually would help with circulation and possible libido, but it is not really my style to be so.... herbal
02/11/2009 6:56:37 AM CST
Ava says ...
This podcast is exceptional. The first Libido 1 was interesting but I felt lost with the unfamiliar names of the herbs. This is full of great action steps that I am familiar with, and in the end I agree simple touch, setting the mood, aromatherapy are all down to earth ways to stir it up.
02/11/2009 6:57:43 AM CST
Hanna says ...
There is so much great information in this podcast, short of getting out a piece of paper and writing all of this down, is there a digital summary available? I appreciate it, I just don't want to forget the vital knowledge presented here.
02/11/2009 6:58:13 AM CST

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