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Supposedly, These Foods Will Grow Your Dick

Every now and then, some guru or herbalist claims eating foods like bananas and salmon can transform your inch worm into a prize-winning hog. Is there any truth to this, or do we all just need a slice of humble pie?

Most people, no matter what size their dick is, have at some point in their lives wished it was bigger. Unfortunately, despite the plethora of supposed penis enlargement pills, lotions, exercises, stretches, pumps and injections, there’s no non-surgical way of elongating your junk. Still, this fact hasn’t stopped dudes all over the world Googling the shit out of ways to make their dicks bigger — the latest search trend being foods that do the trick.

According to various herbal health websites, including Amdel Herbal, there’s a whole host of foods you can try. These include, but are not limited to: bananas, which allegedly help “improve blood flow, energize the penile organ muscles and increase testosterone levels,” raw onions, of which one a day will apparently help with erectile dysfunction, and salmon, which boosts heart health and mental health and therefore supposedly “promotes the performance of the penis.” A website called The Penis Enlargement (vibe) also recommends olive oil as a “natural Viagra,” oysters for the prostate and testosterone levels and chili peppers to “help blood vessels widen.” 

As already mentioned, none of these suggestions will actually work to grow your dick — but that doesn’t mean they don’t have genuine penis-related benefits. Men’s Journal reports that bananas could actually increase testosterone, as they contain a “special enzyme” called bromelain that “delivers an anti-inflammatory and blood-thinning effect.” According to Healthline, there’s also minor evidence that chili peppers could boost testosterone levels, too — plus, thanks to the capsaicin in the peppers, they could have an aphrodisiac or erection-enhancing effect thanks to their vasodilation power. Men’s Journal also cites oysters as spiking testosterone levels (thanks to all the zinc in them), and says olive oil and salmon can help “promote the production of sex hormones” and prevent erectile dysfunction respectively.

Other foods flagged by Men’s Journal and Healthline as being beneficial for various health reasons — including blood flow, testosterone levels, erectile dysfunction, prostate health, sperm quality and more — are tomatoes, spinach, carrots, apples, avocados, oats, nuts, eggs and more. Basically anything natural has health benefits — and, as noted by Healthline, “instead of eating as if your penis needs special attention,” you should just “fill your day with nutritious whole foods that help your blood deliver the nutrients your penis, prostate and other sexual organs need to function optimally.”

So, I’m afraid to say, as ever, the answer to a healthy dick (no matter its size) is to live a healthy lifestyle. Plus, as we previously pointed out: You’ll have better sex if you stop worrying about the size of your penis, and start focusing on your partner’s pleasure. But, sure, if you want to eat a banana while you live healthfully and give your partner an orgasm, then go right ahead.