The Health Impacts of Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and whether or not you have a romantic love in your life, it’s still a wonderful opportunity to celebrate love for your family, friends, and most of all, yourself.

This article is a fascinating look at the health impacts of items associated with Valentine’s Day. For example, it’s one of the most popular days for roses, but did you know that many are grown with pesticides? I did not. And that’s not only bad to keep in the house, but those chemicals are also very harmful to the workers who grow and harvest the flowers.

What’s a better alternative to a bouquet? Dark chocolate! It has been shown to help reduce cardiovascular disease and strokes, perhaps due to their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. But make sure to go for chocolate that is as dark as you can tolerate because you don’t want to overdo it on sugar.

Read the full article here: How to Make Your Valentine’s Day Healthy
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