According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, (FDA), there is no such thing as an aphrodisiac. But ancient wisdom tells a different story. Throughout history, various foods have been held in the highest regards as aphrodisiacs. Some are suggestive in shape, many have arousing aromas or a sensual mouthfeel. Some raise body temperature and others provide instant energy. But measured under the scrutiny of modern science, we learn that in addition to an ability to caress the tongue or lower inhibition in a bid to attract women or men, most of these foods are excellent sources of energy vital maintaining sexual hormone levels and/or sparking neurotransmitters that trigger feelings of love or sexual arousal. So, do aphrodisiacs really exist? Read for yourself and you make the call. You already know where we stand on the topic! Bon appetit.