Calorie restriction boosts sex drive

A calorie-restricted diet not only improves health but turbocharges the libido in healthy adults, research shows.

The study of 220 mostly normal weight men and women found those who cut their calorie intake by a quarter over two years enjoyed better health, including an improvement in sexual function, compared to those who continued to eat normal quantities.

Higher libido in calorie-cutting men correlated with a drop in free testosterone and an increase