Episode 295: Jaclyn London

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Wonders of Produce for Heart Health and Sexual Wellness with Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN


In this engaging episode, Lori Taylor and Jackie London delve into the crucial aspects of heart health, shedding light on the pivotal role nutrition, particularly fruits and vegetables, plays in maintaining optimal cardiac well-being. They underscore the necessity of integrating more produce into daily meals and snacks, highlighting the diverse array of benefits derived from consuming a variety of fruits and vegetables. The discussion extends to the significance of seafood and the potential health advantages offered by hazelnuts, while cautioning against overreliance on supplements as a substitute for a nutrient-rich diet. Wrapping up, they explore the realm of natural fruit and vegetable aphrodisiacs, offering insights into their potential impact on sexual health. Jackie and Lori embark on an insightful journey through the realm of fruits and vegetables, uncovering their potential benefits for sexual health. From hydration to the tantalizing attributes of pineapple, peaches, eggplant, watermelon, arugula, pomegranates, and garlic, they emphasize the crucial role of a balanced diet and the potential influence of specific nutrients on sexual well-being.


  • Hydration is important for overall health, including sexual health.
  • Certain fruits and vegetables may have potential benefits for sexual health, but more research is needed.
  • A balanced diet that includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, and seafood is beneficial for overall health and potentially sexual health.
  • It’s important to prioritize communication and mutual agreement when incorporating specific foods into a romantic meal.


00:00 Introduction and Overview

01:03 National Heart Health Month

04:48 The Importance of Fruits and Veggies for Heart Health

06:32 The Connection Between Heart Health and Overall Health

08:13 The Role of Different Types of Produce in Heart Health

11:11 The Relationship Between Diet and Heart Disease

14:16 The Importance of Including Produce in Meals and Snacks

16:17 The Benefits of Including More Plants in the Diet

19:19 The Role of Seafood in Heart Health

23:11 The Health Benefits of Hazelnuts

27:47 The Limitations of Supplements

31:38 Discussion on Natural Fruit and Veggie Aphrodisiacs

33:17 Hydration and Pineapple

34:06 Peaches and Sperm Count

35:20 Eggplant and Vitamin B6

36:02 Watermelon and Vasodilation

37:42 Arugula and Nitric Oxide

38:53 Pomegranates and Anthocyanins

39:14 Garlic and Vasodilation

40:09 Closing Remarks


Website: Registered Dietitian & Author | Jaclyn London (jaclynlondonrd.com)

Facebook: Jackie London

Instagram: Jaclyn London, MS, RD | Media Dietitian & CPG Food Consultant (@jaclynlondonrd) • Instagram photos and videos

LinkedIn: (16) Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN | LinkedIn

About Lori

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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