January 2, 2013
Why We Eat Greasy Food After Hangovers
Melody Chandler, Popular Science
The desire to eat high-fat foods after drinking too much is rooted in human’s earliest, humblest beginnings, some scientists say.
“All mammals gravitate to eating the most energy-dense foods," David Levitsky, professor of human ecology and nutritional sciences at Cornell University, says. "Fat is the most energy-dense food available." It’s just that sober, you won’t usually give in to those cravings.
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