The Weinstein effect … In a new survey, 82 percent of respondents said women are more likely to speak out about sexual harassment since the Harvey Weinstein scandal. (Survey Monkey)
Make a resolution … to get better sleep. A recent Chinese study found that insomnia can increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. (European Society of Cardiology)
When ordering your meal, say cheese … A new study has found that cheese is not only delicious, but it’s also totally good for you. Researchers found that people who consumed cheese had a 14 percent lower risk of developing heart disease and a 10 percent lower chance of suffering a stroke. Of course, you don’t want to chow down on hunks of cheese non-stop. But kicking back with a couple thin slices each day can do your body some good. (Time)
New Yorkers are hangry … A new poll by Snickers has revealed that New Yorkers aren’t happy when they are hungry. In fact, the nationwide poll found that New York is the “hangriest” state … with 72 percent of New York respondents saying they get angry or “in a mood” when they’re hungry -- the highest percentage of any state. People in Wisconsin were the least hangry.
- The "peak hanger" time for Americans is Monday at 2:15 p.m.
- Women were more likely than men to be grumpy when they’re hangry (70% vs. 52%).
- More men admitted they had done something when hangry that they later regretted (63% vs 54%).
- 75 percent of Americans feel hangry at times.
- Hangriness was most likely to hit when people had a bad day (48%), were kept late at work (35%) or were waiting to be served food at a restaurant (31%).