cholestérol

Health

Scientists Have Good News for Anyone Who Likes Cheese

It might not clog your arteries as much as we thought!
Phoebe Hurst
3.15.17
Health

Why Was Data Proving That Butter Isn’t Bad for You Hidden Away for Decades?

New research—based, oddly enough, on old data—suggests that consuming vegetables oils high in linoleic acids does not, in fact, reduce the risk of heart disease or overall mortality.
Alex Swerdloff
4.13.16
diet

Eggs and Steaks Aren’t As Bad For You As You Thought

A study of 1,000 men over 21 years has found that eating foods high in cholesterol—such as eggs—doesn't really have any impact on whether or not you develop heart disease.
Wyatt Marshall
2.23.16
Breakfast

Skipping Breakfast Might Not Make You Fat After All

You can stop lapsing into an anxious sweat every day you miss your morning bowl of cereal, fearing imminent morbid obesity, heart disease, or excruciating constipation.
Hilary Pollack
8.11.15
Science

The Danish Butter Industry Would Like You to Know That Butter Is Bad for You

According to a recent study, butter is doing nothing good for your arteries. Oddly enough, that study was sponsored by the butter industry.
Munchies Staff
8.7.15
Health

Eating at Fancy Restaurants Makes You Just as Fat as Hitting the Drive-Thru

Just remember this: you may feel better ordering foie gras than French fries, but it doesn’t make a damn difference whether you have a white tablecloth or not once it’s in your stomach.
Munchies Staff
7.16.15
superfoods

I Want to Believe in the Coconut Water Hype

Our obsession with coconuts—their water, flesh, oil and milk—doesn't show any sign of slowing any time soon. But are we right to just be knocking the so-called superfood back without doing some research?
Emily Steer
9.3.14
Health

Some Athletes Are Trading Meat Protein for Bananas

The image of vegans as limp-wristed, hemp-wearing sissies is long-gone. Some athletes are now forgoing meat as a protein source altogether, preferring to get their power from plants. We spoke to a world champion freerunner who swapped steaks for ten...
Gareth May
9.2.14
coffee

Bulletproof Coffee Is Not for the Faint of Heart

The health and performance enhancing credentials of bulletproof coffee, a.k.a. butter coffee, are impressive. But it's not a concoction to fuck around with—the blend of a strong caffeine hit and saturated fats can have quite the effect on your insides.
Charlie Norton
6.2.14
eggs

My Addiction to Eggs Is No Yolking Matter

Most sentient human beings enjoy eggs. Their versatility, price, and basically foolproof cooking properties make them a cracking (not even sorry!) staple. But here's the thing: I am actually addicted to them.
Morwenna Ferrier
5.16.14
haggis

How-To: Make Haggis

Ben Reade, a native Scotsman and the head of culinary research and development at the Nordic Food Lab, walks us through the labor of lamb love.
Munchies Staff
1.25.14