Apr 102014

Hangry – The Place Where Hungry turns to Anger

We have all experienced it. We may have skipped breakfast, we are waiting a little too long at a restaurant for our meal or we’re out running errands and forgot to eat. Suddenly, what began as a mild hunger has now become full blown and with it comes some pretty drastic mood changes. The name for how your low blood sugar can affect your mood and performance is called “hangry. Yes, it has a name, and it can strike anyone. A new study proves that even close couples will become more aggressive with each other when they become hungry and their self-control diminishes.

Listen to the report. Read the transcript.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/04/15/301780516/voodoo-dolls-prove-it-hunger-makes-couples-turn-on-each-other

Christine

Very excitable and prone to fits of glee, Christine cooks on a vintage 1950 General Electric double-oven stove, does not have a dishwasher unless you count the husband, and is guilty of posting cat cuteness on the interwebs. She photographs and blogs about food and other joyful topics from her home in Vermont.

Co-Author of Garden Candy Basics

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