Surprising Health Benefits of celebrating Valentine’s Day
Another Valentine’s Day is around the corner. For all those who consider Valentine’s day as just a ‘Fad’, you might be wrong. Do you know celebrating Valentine’s day can do good to your health too.
Gift Some Roses, It can help in managing Blood Pressure
Giving Roses are just not all about being cute and romantic, it can help to lower blood pressure. A study published in the Journal of Complementary Therapies in Medicine found that simply looking at fresh roses for a few minutes relaxed the study participants both physiologically and psychologically and lowered their blood pressure. So gift your loved one bunch of roses and let him of her feel relaxed this time.
It can light up someone with mental Illness
Most of the mental illness, whether its Depression or Social anxiety, feeling lonely is its trigger. If your partner is struggling with any mental illness, this is your day to show them that you love them and care for them, whatever may come. One need not go over the board, but can plan for something simple like a special dinner or stroll in the park.
Red is the favorite color of valentine’s day….Red is good for Health too
Pick all red fruits and veggies to prepare valentine’s day recipe. Tomatoes, Red bell pepper, Strawberries, Cherries, Red beans and Cranberries are packed with cardio-protective nutrients such as lycopene (reduces your risk for heart disease), vitamin C (reduces inflammation), potassium (helps improve blood pressure), folate (improves arterial elasticity), fiber (helps lower LDL-cholesterol), and other valuable nutrients
A good day to exchange the ‘Vow of health’
We are living in a world filled with obesity, blood pressure, stress disorders and what not. All these are the outcome of our lifestyle. So this Valentine’s celebrate it differently. Take this day to make your promise towards each other to ensure a healthy life for both. This Valentine’s Day, make sure that you promise each other a lifetime of togetherness and support, which includes health.
Valentine’s day is good for your heart too
Chocolate, red wine, and expressions of love could not only make you feel happy, they could help to keep your heart healthy. According to a growing amount of research, chocolate, red wine in moderation with love can help the heart to pump the blood better. Research has shown that the flavonoids in red wine have an antioxidant effect, may raise good cholesterol levels and may help prevent blood clotting in vessels.
So what are you waiting for …..Go ahead and plan for your Valentine’s Day