Have you ever wondered why do people offer chocolate to each other on Valentine’ s day? Studies have shown that the more chocolate you eat the higher libidos you’ ll have. But why?
Chocolate has a strong effect on our brain. It contains serotonin, a chemical that makes you happy and thus more inclined to show your partner some affection, as well as caffeine, which keeps you awake.
Moreover, phenylethylamine is said to be the real ‘weapon’, as high levels of phenylethylamine are associated with love, while heartbreak can cause phenylethylamine levels to drop dramatically.
However, critics say the phenylethylamine is unlike to have real effect in bedroom, as it is digested too quickly.