EN Looks Back
February 2002 Issue
Whats a Kiss Worth?
In looking back over ENís 25 years of issues, we found this gem from 1978: "A few years ago, the press reported that Italian nutritionists were hard at work calculating the energy cost of love. Working with a computer, they determined that a round of lovemaking might burn 125 to 300 calories, depending on the fervor. A kiss alone is worth six to 12 calories, again depending on the intensity." We then calculated a yearís worth of "burniní love" (assuming three
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