Lust or Bust?
by Staff
For thousands of years, people have been consuming certain foods to help them get in the mood. Alcohol, seafood and sweets are all said to improve libido, but many supposed aphrodisiacs are actually aphrodisi-don'ts. There are even some foods you've never considered that can give you a boost in the bedroom. Take this quiz to find out which provisions you can eat for a romantic night and which will all but guarantee you go to bed alone.

It's long been said that chocolate can be used as a substitute for sex, but can it also be used to enhance, instead of replace, your mood?

  • yes
  • no
  • maybe

Coffee helps many of us get out of bed in the morning, but will drinking some make you want to jump back under the sheets at night?

  • yes
  • no
  • maybe

Besides padding your waistline, some fast foods can also kill your libido. Which of these unhealthy treats might make you want to avoid the bedroom?

  • french fries
  • fried chicken
  • both of the above

Yes, it makes your pee smell funny, but can consuming asparagus also help get you in the mood?

  • yes
  • no
  • only if you're ovulating

Most of the time, kissing and bad breath don't mix. But one notoriously pungent food can actually increase a person's sex drive. What is it?

  • garlic
  • onions
  • blue cheese

Which leafy green is as good for your libido as it is for your diet?

  • lettuce
  • cabbage
  • spinach

Forget oysters! The ocean's best aphrodisiac is:

  • shrimp
  • salmon
  • lobster

Potatoes aren't normally considered a sexy food, but devouring one kind of spud will help get you ready for love. What is it?

  • Idaho potato
  • red potato
  • sweet potato

Drinking a glass of wine with dinner is a great way to complement your entrée, but will vino help you get in the mood?

  • yes
  • no
  • only if you have three or more glasses

Some of us have downed one beer too many at a bar or party and woken up next to an unexpected overnight guest, but is drinking a six-pack a surefire way to heat up your bed?

  • yes
  • no
  • only if you've eaten a starchy meal