TIL that until the mid 20th century the avocado had a reputation as an aphrodisiac, which actually discouraged some consumers. During the 1920s, growers sponsored a promotional advertising campaign in the United States to deny that the avocado had powers for inducing sexual prowess.

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  1. I don’t believe any food actually has aphrodisiac powers. I think it’s all a placebo effect. Closest scientific evidence I could maybe see is if a food was a vasodilator

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