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May 26, 2015 / Randall

13 Fascinating Kissing Facts You Never Knew, But Really Should

10. It’s basically a workout for your face.

Although a kiss mostly involves the orbicularis oris (the muscle around your mouth that puckers your lips) a total of 146 muscles are involved, including 34 facial muscles and 112 postural muscles. Not surprisingly, just one minute of kissing burns 26 calories.


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