Valentine’s Day kissing facts from Marie Claire magazine:
–Your body burns 24 calories for every 15 minutes you kiss.
–Kissing is meditative– it can bring your focus to the present and help you release tension.
–Various forms of touching (including kissing) can release oxytocin, a hormone that promotes calm and pair bonding.
–Kissing someone within 20 minutes of their eating dessert can give the kisser a dose of bacteria and sugars that cause cavities.
–Traces of foods someone else may be allergic to can remain on the lips for up to eight hours.