Doughnut Economics: How Badly People Act On An Empty Stomach

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It’s not rocket science that people aren’t right when their belly is hollow. But there’s a little science to how we should and should live when our stomachs are on E (empty, not ecstasy). If you’re low on sleep and had little to eat, we’re here to tell you that not only will you be cranky, but some of your regularly scheduled activities are going to make things worse.

For those of you who can’t live without your morning coffee or your afternoon Adderall, or the rest of you who can’t seem to avoid raging puke-stain hangovers after two drinks, maybe it’s time to consider the contents of your colon a bit more when it comes to decision making.

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We’ve rallied together a group of common activities, one of which surprisingly goes well on a vacant gut, but everything after shows just how badly people act on an empty stomach. Here’s a helpful hint: Add eggs to your money and honey to your tea, and all will be well.

Otherwise, you’re just going to be clenching your rectum and holding your nauseous belly until the end of days. Now open up and swallow some more unlicensed medical advice from your favorite news source.