junk food

Snacks

Lil Xan Was Not the First Person to Be Hospitalized by Flamin' Hot Cheetos

The rapper was the latest in a long line of souls driven to the ER by their love of the crispy red snacks.
Hannah Keyser
9.25.18
junk food

Florida Man Kills Alpaca With Lethal Dose of Doritos, Cheese Nips

"[T]he little guy didn't know any better and he overindulged.”
Lauren Rothman
8.21.18
Fast Food

The March Madness of Fast Food

After spending several days sprawled out watching men on TV throw a ball at a hole in an effort not to get eliminated from a competition, I decided to subject the glorious fast food restaurants of America to a similar contest. I seeded 64 of our most...
Blake Butler
7.31.17
Health

Why Junk Food Should Be Sold in Plain Packaging Like Cigarettes

University of Cambridge neuroscientist Wolfram Schultz claims that the colorful branding of unhealthy foods causes people to overeat.
Daisy Meager
3.7.17
Health

A New Report Says Fruit and Vegetables Are Actually Cheaper Than Junk Food

Findings from the Institute of Economic Affairs challenge the widely held belief that healthy diets are expensive.
Daisy Meager
3.2.17
Fast Food

Fast Food Could Be The Reason Your Breath Stinks

Researchers strongly suggest that, before you pick up your toothbrush, you should pick up a piece of fresh fruit or a bowl of vegetables.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.11.17
junk food

This Island Just Banned Junk Food

Torba, a province of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, has restricted imports of Western foods and is encouraging inhabitants to grow organic crops.
Daisy Meager
2.3.17
Science

Scientists Say Playing This 10-Minute Game Stops Junk Food Cravings

University of Exeter psychologists claim to have invented a smartphone game that’ll help you choose fruit over chocolate.
Daisy Meager
1.18.17
politics

Lawmaker Wants to Ban Food-Stamp Families from Eating Ice Cream

Cake and candy bars would also be banned under the bill.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.15.17
Fast Food

Black Kids See Thousands More Fast Food Ads a Year Than White Kids

That's a 50 percent difference.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.18.16
WTF

Make Your House Smell Like Fried Chicken with This KFC Scented Candle

The Colonel made a candle.
Phoebe Hurst
12.7.16
Make this

This Junk Food Casserole Is the Most Delightfully Trashy Way to Celebrate the Holidays

Look, no matter what you may think of the outcome of the election, this is America. And one of our country's proudest traditions across party lines is to celebrate the joys of eating glorious, fattening junk, especially in company of loved ones during...
Munchies Staff
11.16.16