Fitness, Health and Wellness Expert Dr. Veronica Anderson Publishes New Blog Boldly Challenging People to Embrace Valentine’s Traditions

Dr. Veronica Anderson, Founder and Host of web radio talk show, Wellness for the Real World, a weekly resource for wellness of mind, body and spirit, uses medical research to back up the February Valentine’s holiday traditions of chocolate and flower romance.

NEW YORK, NY – February 14, 2011 – Dr. Veronica Anderson, Founder and Host of health and wellness web radio talk show, Wellness for the Real World, recently published a blog on her website about medical speculation on the real reasons that chocolates and flowers are so heavily gifted between lovers for the holiday of romance While it might be simply a placebo effect, Dr. Veronica supports it in her blog, titled “Men? You Must Give Her Roses & Chocolate.”

Dr. Anderson writes, “Guys, if you have plans to give your lady-love a dozen roses and some dark chocolates, get yourself ready to enjoy the effects. Roses have been shown to decrease depression and may be an aphrodisiac. According to an article by Green Planet Ethics, “The smell of flowers can enliven, relax or induce happiness.” This physical reaction to flowers will result in making your gal feel good, increasing the likelihood of a SCORE.”

“Don’t base everything on hard science, because these substances have been known to stimulate positive physical reactions in people for thousands of years. Chocolate and flowers are legendary tools of romance for a reason. Whether or not science perfects the mechanics behind chocolate delights and floral favorites, I encourage you to use these effective aphrodisiacs for your February 14th pleasure,” asserts Dr. Anderson.

Wellness for the Real World features information on developing a healthy and fit mind, body and spirit in today’s dynamic society. Dr. Anderson adds her easily understandable, fun-infused voice to the broad-audience discussion on today’s most popular medicines, alternative treatments, health policies and opinions of wellness – so that her listeners can benefit from truly vigorous life in the real world today.

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About Wellness for the Real World:

Learn about wellness for your mind, body and spirit on Dr. Veronica Anderson’s weekly broadcasted radio interview program. Each weekly radio show showcases current issues with timely guest interviews. Dr. Veronica draws from her education and experiences to unpack complicated medical details, analyze health reports and share her thoughts on today’s issues with her listeners in three recurring categories: Food of the Week, Fits You To A “Tea”, and The Veronica Report, a thumbs-up or thumbs-down on Corporate America and how they are watching out for our wellbeing.

About Dr. Veronica Anderson:

Dr. Veronica has become known by many for her intellectual and passionate commentary on today’s most popular and debated health perspectives. In addition to her regular radio talk show, Veronica’s upbeat and outspoken perspectives on healthy living have been featured on TV talk shows including Our World with Neil Cavuto (Fox News Channel), and Live with Adam Carolla (syndicated). In addition, radio hosts coast to coast have seen their lines light up as listeners clamor to hear more of Veronica’s straight-forward, pull-no-punches philosophy. She also serves as Host and Guide for Medicine Woman, Modern World, a healthy living travel adventure series for the web.

Determined to become a doctor at age four, Dr. Veronica completed pre-med at Princeton University, received her MD with honors after internship and residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and New York’s Mt. Sinai Medical Center, where she received a fellowship in glaucoma. She has practiced at Robert Wood Johnson, Philadelphia’s Wills Eye Hospital, and is also a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Veronica Anderson holds a black belt in taekwondo and has completed two marathons.

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