To Attract Women, Eat Celery

The magical vegetable may boost men's pheromone levels
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted May 15, 2010 8:00 PM CDT
To Attract Women, Eat Celery
Celery Stalks   (Flickr)

Though the makers of Axe body spray would like you to believe otherwise, the secret to attracting women may be as easy as opening your fridge. The authors of a new health book claim that eating celery boosts the pheromone levels in a man's sweat, making him more appealing to the fairer sex. That's because celery contains androstenone, a naturally occurring steroid; upping your concentration of it should increase pheromone secretion.

The would-be vegetable Viagra also reportedly ramps up sex drive and can intensify one's climax, reports Asylum. "We recommend that a guy work out, have a nice warm shower, chomp on a few sticks of celery, brush his teeth, and then head out the door smelling good," says one of the authors, who actually seems to be giving Axe a boost after all.

(Read more celery stories.)

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