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    An Italian Recipe for Men

    How losing weight can gain you a better love life

    Benefits of Weight Loss

    The benefits of weight loss go well beyond improving sexual function, of course. Losing weight reduces the risk of heart disease and improves insulin sensitivity, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and many other health conditions.

    Even losing as little as 5%-10% of your body weight can lead to major improvements in your health, including lowering your blood pressure and blood fat levels.

    And just think about how great you'd feel if you lost 20 pounds. To visualize this, imagine carrying 20 pounds worth of hand weights in a backpack all day. Then think about how good it would feel when you finally took the backpack off at the end of the day.

    You Look Marvelous

    Besides the health benefits, shedding extra pounds can make you feel better about yourself and enhance your body image. Perlow says that losing weight provides a huge psychological boost that can be instrumental in sexual performance.

    "If you feel better and look better, you will perform better in the bedroom," he asserts.

    So use this information as extra incentive to keep following your healthy eating plan and getting enough physical activity.

    Then dress up the new and improved you in clothing that makes you look and feel great. Take that feeling of self-esteem into the privacy of your bedroom, and let it help you put sizzle into your love life.

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