Kissing and Bacteria
You might think that the link between kissing and probiotics is tenuous, but did you know…
…We have an oral microbiome that can be influenced by intimate kissing
…The oral microbiome is shared in couples with relatively high kissing frequency
…A 10-second kiss results in an average of 80 million bacteria transferred from one kisser to the other
…Kissing your dog could help to support your gut bacteria
…Our gut microbiome has a direct influence on our breath odour
…Bad breath may be caused by imbalanced bacteria in the gut causing smelly sulfur-containing gases and methane
…Improving the balance of good to bad bacteria in your gut may help to freshen your breath and improve your ratings in the kissing department
Other articles providing insight into kissing and bacetria include:
- Mouth to mouth: Kissing transfers 80 million bacteria, scientists say – LA Times
- Come Here & Give Me Some Bacteria: How Kissing is Good for Your Health – Meet Mindful
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