Wine, Sex & Chocolate (Video)

Wine, sex
and chocolate are common words on Valentine's Day, but did you know that there
are actually health benefits in these pleasurable things?  An interview
with Dr. Saralyn Mark
discusses the pros and cons of some of our favorite indulgences.

 



 

As we all know, no matter what, moderation is
key, but we have to admit that though they may not be Superfoods, the benefits are pretty amazing.

 



photo via

jing a ling

 

Benefits of Wine:

  • Helps repair cell damage
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Decreases plaque in coronary arteries

 

Benefits of Chocolate:



  • Theobromine
    – caffeine-like stimulant
  • Has natural endorphins
  • Has antidepressant effect

 

Benefits of Sex:

  • Do we really need to point this out?

 

On this day of love, we hope you wreak the health
benefits
of at least one of the three. Happy Valentine's Day!

 

Resource: ABC News


 

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