nutrition

Health

Should Meat Come with Cancer Warning Labels?

Last week, the US Center for Science in the Public Interest published a petition to the USDA requesting that processed meat products bear colorectal cancer warning stickers.
Wyatt Marshall
12.7.16
Music

Mariah Carey’s Insane Diet Apparently Consists of Nothing But Salmon and Capers

Lisa Moskovitz, a registered dietitian and CEO of the NY Nutrition Group, a Manhattan-based nutrition counseling practice, told MUNCHIES that Carey’s diet leaves a good deal to be desired.
Wyatt Marshall
12.2.16
nutrition

Scientists Say We’re Hardwired to Choose Red Foods Over Green

That's why it's so hard to choose salad over spag Bol.
Daisy Meager
11.16.16
politics

This Study Suggests that a Better Diet Will Lead Nations to Democracy

Through an analysis of 157 countries, a Russian researcher says he found that when the people of a nation transition to eating wider varieties of food, political change is on its way.
Wyatt Marshall
11.2.16
water

You Might Actually Be Drinking Too Much Water

A new study shows the ways that your body actually tries to tell you when you're going overboard with self-hydration.
Wyatt Marshall
10.12.16
Health

Is Beer Actually Healthier Than Milk?

PETA’s here with a hot take targeted to higher academia’s hardest drinkers. Their claim: Beer is better for you than milk.
Wyatt Marshall
9.17.16
Make this

This Vegan 'Power Breakfast' Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Health is easy when it tastes like coconut yogurt, fresh fruit, and almond-butter toast.
Munchies Staff
8.10.16
Health

I Ate a ‘Sunshine Menu’ Created Specially for Vitamin D-Starved Brits

According to chef Paul Greening, Britain should look East to get the nutrition we’re missing from lack of UV rays. His vitamin D-rich meal of mackerel, salmon, tuna, and cod liver is like “an hour’s worth of sunshine.”
Johanna Derry
7.29.16
Science

Here's a New, Scientific Excuse to Eat More Cinnamon Rolls

Don't start prepping for the Cinnamon Challenge yet, but the spice just might make you a smarter learner.
Wyatt Marshall
7.18.16
Burgers

A Worrying Number of Americans Think Burgers Are a Good Source of Nutrients

A new study from market research agency Mintel has found that 82 percent of US consumers would describe burgers as a “good source of nutrients.”
Daisy Meager
5.24.16
Health

Chips Are Even Worse for You Than You Think

For more than 20 years, a team of researchers 187,000 male and female participants to see how spuds affected their blood pressure.
Nick Rose
5.19.16
Fat

We Should All Be Eating Animal Fat

Now that it's no longer considered the enemy, we should be fully embracing the animal fats our grandparents cooked with. Plus, anything cooked in lard tastes way better than anything cooked in olive oil.
Gareth May
9.17.14