What we eat affects more than just our waistline. It could affect our sex lives too. Below is a list of things if taken in excess could ruin your sex life.


High sodium intake contributes to high blood pressure, which, according to a recent study from Tulane University, causes erectile dysfunction that can't be treated with ED drugs.


According to a Harvard study, a diet high in soy can lead to erectile dysfunction. That's because the bean's estrogenic properties decrease testosterone levels.

Canned Food

Inside almost every can is a lining that contains BPA. Men who are exposed to high levels of this are four times more likely to report erectile dysfunction and seven times more likely to report problems with ejaculation.

Trans Fats

Trans fats are the macronutrients for cardiovascular health­—and successful erections are dependent on an efficiently functioning heart.


Studies show that testosterone levels can decrease by as much as 25 percent after a blood-sugar spike. No testosterone, no erection.