Ahh, spring time. Everything is greener, birds are singing and bees are helping the flowers grow. Speaking of the birds and the bees (did you see that one coming?) there’s a lot more to falling in love than blushing, a pounding heart and, well, intimacy. When you look at what your body actually goes through, from the moment you see someone you might be attracted to, all the way to spending a lifetime together, falling into and being in love are a great way to burn more calories, increase metabolism, potentially lose weight and even reduce your cellulite. In an article called “The Science Behind Falling in Love”, Mary Adeli Lynn, Codirector of the Loyola Sexual Wellness Clinic, tells us what happens in our brains and bodies when we fall in love.