76
      Friday
      97 / 60
      Saturday
      84 / 55
      Sunday
      83 / 56

      How many calories does sex burn?

      Here are a few popular Valentine's Day treats and how much sex (or walking) it would take to burn them off (in minutes). You just might be surprised by the amount you would need to do.

      Food: Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
      Amount: 1
      Calories: 45
      Walk: 12 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 25 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 29 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 38 Minutes

      Food: Russel Stover Dark Truffle
      Amount: 1
      Calories: 80
      Walk: 21 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 45 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 52 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 68 Minutes

      Food: Hershey's Almond Kiss
      Amount: 1
      Calories: 25
      Walk: 6 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 14 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 16 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 21 Minutes

      Food: Chocolate-Covered Cherries
      Amount: 1
      Calories: 55
      Walk: 14 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 31 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 36 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 47 Minutes

      Food: Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
      Amount: 2 ounces
      Calories: 90
      Walk: 23 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 51 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 59 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 77 Minutes

      Food: Chocolate Martini
      Amount: 6 ounces
      Calories: 360
      Walk: 93 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 203 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 235 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 306 Minutes

      Food: Russell Stover Butternut Crunch
      Amount: 1
      Calories: 200
      Walk: 52 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 113 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 131 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 170 Minutes

      Food: Caviar
      Amount: 2 tablespoons
      Calories: 80
      Walk: 21 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 45 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 52 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 68 Minutes

      Food: Champagne
      Amount: 3 glasses
      Calories: 315
      Walk: 81 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 178 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 206 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 268 Minutes

      Food: Heart Shaped Box

      Amount: 8 candies
      Calories: 600
      Walk: 155 Minutes
      Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 339 Minutes
      Sexual activity (moderate effort): 392 Minutes
      Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 511 Minutes

      ________________________________________________________ CHARLES PLATKIN, Ph.D., M.P.H., THE DIET DETECTIVE is one of the country's leading nutrition and public health advocates, whose syndicated health, nutrition and fitness column, the Diet Detective appears in more than 100 daily newspapers nationally. Dr. Platkin is also the founder of DietDetective.com, which offers nutrition, food, and fitness information. Platkin is a health expert and blogger featured on Everydayhealth.com, Active.com and Fitnessmagazine.com. Additionally, Platkin is a Distinguished Lecturer at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College in New York City. The information provided is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

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