College students are more likely to eat after drinking alcohol and tend to consume less healthy foods, finds a study on “drunchies,” or drunk munchies, the desire one has to eat salty, fatty, unhealthy foods during or after a night of heavy drinking (N=286).

After seeing an ad in a campus newspaper promoting unhealthy late-night foods, researchers decided to look at a sample of college students to better understand how drinking affects what they eat.

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