It’s a way to express and receive love and affection, but it turns out that a kiss has the ability to keep the doctor away. From improving immunity to burning calories, kissing is definitely a good health bet for you, writes Evelyn Makena
1. Immunity boost
Research reveals that the average person spends 20,000 minutes of their life kissing, which besides strengthening bonds also boosts immunity.
The human mouth is believed to have more than 700 different bacteria with the make-up of the oral germs differing from one individual to another. Thus, by exchanging saliva, you introduce foreign bacteria into the body, which may be beneficial.
Diverse bacteria in the body is associated with good health. They help regulate the immune system and protect against harmful germs.