Is cheese “the topping of love”?

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Take out those fondue pots for Valentine’s! A pizza retailer claims that cheese could be an aphrodisiac.

Really? Cheese sure doesn’t smell seductive!

What’s in cheese that makes it romantic? Experts claimed that cheese has a high level of “amphetamine phenylethylamine” (PEA). Ampheta-what? Let’s call it love stuff. That means it influences “feelings of love within the brain,” more so than chocolate.

I cracked up when I read this. My first thought was, is this a marketing campaign from a pizza company? Ah well, who knows right? It could make for an interesting experiment. Just be wary about cheese breath afterwards. And beware the lactose-intolerant! And for the pregnant ones, make sure you’re eating pasteurized cheeses! So no camembert and brie for us. Boo.

The only cheese I know that comes out a lot during Valentine’s is cheesy romantic lines. And don’t we all fall for it. 😀

9 Comments on Is cheese “the topping of love”?

  1. Rico
    February 12, 2009 at 11:05 am (10 years ago)

    Yet, a cheese fondue ala Organic Mozzarella Cheese Pot of Discovery Suites will do nicely for me!
    More “love stuff” than chocolate you say? Hmmm…

    Ricos last blog post..the curious case of bahay-bahayan.com

    Oooh that cheese pot sounds absolutely delightful.

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  2. witsandnuts
    February 12, 2009 at 11:09 am (10 years ago)

    Ack, I’m not so fond of cheese. But I like pizza!

    Then it’s back to the classic love foods for you! Oysters, chocolates…

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  3. blue rose
    February 12, 2009 at 11:48 am (10 years ago)

    really? oh well…

    just like witsandnuts, i love pizza but i am not so fond of cheese.

    blue roses last blog post..happiness is………

    Back to oysters for you then. 😀

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  4. aloi
    February 12, 2009 at 11:51 am (10 years ago)

    i’ll believe it! i love cheese! :)

    I hope your partner does too! 😀

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  5. caryn
    February 12, 2009 at 12:23 pm (10 years ago)

    tlaga lang ha (rushes to get the fondue set out) hahaha! 😉

    caryns last blog post..Graduate Research Forum

    Hahaha! Enjoy!

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  6. odette
    February 12, 2009 at 4:34 pm (10 years ago)

    oh??? i don’t know….
    cheese is very staple in the dutch diet, as well as milk. but generally, dutch people are not romantic. sweet, gooey, mushy stuffs are not a dutch thing. so….. ^-^

    anyways, we love pizza, and it makes the husband very happy when we have our pizza friday night.

    advance happy Vday to you, H and the little one!

    odettes last blog post..my crafting blog

    Maybe cheese can’t fight culture! 😀

    Happy Vday to you too!

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  7. Jeanny
    February 12, 2009 at 7:05 pm (10 years ago)

    Oh really….I am ordering a huge new york pizza with double cheese topping.

    Take Care sistah!

    Jeannys last blog post..LP: Puso

    Hope you had a cheesy Valentine’s 😉

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  8. kreez
    February 13, 2009 at 6:24 pm (10 years ago)

    hhhmmmm, “love stuff” eyyy? good thing i have a lot of cheese options here.

    kreezs last blog post..From Squeaky to Healthy

    Yep, love stuff they say!

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  9. Candice
    February 13, 2009 at 6:52 pm (10 years ago)

    Must be a secret to our marriage! With all the four-cheese and three-cheese pizzas we consume. Hmmm. 😉

    Candices last blog post..Age is only a number

    Nice! 😀

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