On average, people kiss for two weeks of their lives. Did you know that you can burn 5 calories by kissing for one minute?
Every time we kiss, we use at least 146 muscles. All of these burn so few calories for us, which is kind of strange, right?
The most well-known kiss in the world is the French kiss, also known as a "tongue kiss," in which the kisser inserts his or her tongue into the other person's mouth.
Although diseases such as colds, herpes, and others can be transmitted through kissing, research has shown that kisses are far healthier than most people believe.
Kissing causes a large number of white blood cells to enter our bloodstream and fight pollutants. Hormones that relieve pain are also secreted during the kiss.
The "Swedish kiss," in which lips touch but no tongues come in contact, is the most effective form of romantic expression for long-term couples.
In this kiss, as in French, the majority of individuals tilt their heads to the side (are you also the people who kiss at a right angle?).
The Eskimo kiss (which involves rubbing the noses together), the air kiss, the cheek kiss, and "Sivafla" (a palm kiss) all fall under the category of "dry" kisses.
Stress and negative energy can be dissipated through a simple kiss, so go find someone to practice on and see if what you've learned holds true.