Rumor Flies

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Rumor Flies comically addresses the origins, evolution, and veracity of your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions. Tune in every week for more research, stories, and unsolicited commentary! Participation encouraged. 

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307 - Aphrodisiacs: Cosmo Edition

Introductory Material
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3731873/

Chili Peppers
http://susanamayer.com/

Asparagus/Avocados
http://www.pbs.org/food/the-history-kitchen/10-edible-aphrodisiacs/

https://www.eatsomethingsexy.com/aphrodisiac-foods/avocado/

Bananas
Yeah...there's really nothing. Except Cosmo. 

Chocolate
http://www.pbs.org/food/the-history-kitchen/10-edible-aphrodisiacs/
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/18/health/18real.html

Oysters
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8875519

Natural Aphrodisiacs: Myth or Reality by Ravis K. Puri, Ph.D. Page 311

Red Wine
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18164568

Salmon/Walnuts
https://www.healthambition.com/omega-3-fish-oil-benefits/

Vanilla
Natural Aphrodisiacs: Myth or Reality by Ravis K. Puri, Ph.D.

Watermelon:
http://www.womenfitness.net/watermelon_saffron.html

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