heart disease

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
diet

You're Eating Too Much Bacon, Not Enough Nuts, Study Says

An absence of good food can be just as bad (and deadly) as too much bad food.
Nick Rose
3.10.17
Health

The Sugar Industry Paid Scientists to Downplay Sugar’s Health Risks

A report from the University of California, San Francisco suggests that researchers were lobbied by the sugar industry in the 1960s, allegedly to whitewash the link between sugar and heart disease.
Daisy Meager
9.14.16
Health

Why Scientists Say You Shouldn’t Eat Dinner After 7 PM

A study by cardiologists at Dokuz Eylül University in Turkey found that eating dinner within two hours of going to bed could increase the risk of heart attacks.
Daisy Meager
9.1.16
vegetarianism

Scientists Say There’s a ‘Vegetarian Gene’ and It Could Be Linked to Cancer

A Cornell University study has found that the “vegetarian gene” in the DNA of people from countries with a history of eating plant-based diets also leaves them more vulnerable to certain types of cancer.
Phoebe Hurst
3.30.16
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
Sex

Red Wine and Berries Are Good for Boners

Modern science has largely taken the food (and fun) out of male erectile problems by reducing the antidote to a little blue pill. Why not use one form of hunger to enhance another?
Nick Rose
1.14.16
Health

Honey Is Just as Bad for You as Sugar

A study published this month in the Journal of Nutrition compared the effects of high-fructose corn syrup, table sugar, and the sweet secretions of the honeybee. Wanna guess what happened next?
Munchies Staff
9.11.15
Science

Butter Is Your Friend But Margarine Wants to Kill You

Turns out that margarine is a real asshole.
Nick Rose
8.13.15
chocolate

Scientists Have Found More Reasons to Justify Your Chocolate Habit

New research published in the British Medical Journal’s Heart magazine shows that eating chocolate each day—and not necessarily the unpalatable dark kind—may lower the risk of heart disease and strokes.
Phoebe Hurst
6.16.15
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