It's not unusual for guys to have a large appetite, but a new study featured on The Atlantic suggests that their supposed need to feed may be fueled by something more than just a basic biological impulse, at least, when they're dining with women.

While staking out an eat-all-you-can pizza place, researchers at Cornell University found that men ate 93 percent more pizza and 86 percent more salad when they were eating with the opposite sex than when they were just hanging out with guys because they want to—get this—show off how much they can literally stomach!

"Our observation of men 'eating heavily' is sensibly viewed in an evolutionary perspective as men 'showing off,'" the findings say.

On the flipside, women ate just as much regardless of whom they're eating with. The difference is that they feel like they're overeating when they're dining with men.

What do you think, FNites? Would you be impressed by a guy who can chow down a heavy meal? Let us know in the comments below!

PHOTO: Pixabay

Get the latest updates from Female Network
Subscribe to our Newsletter!
Comments

Latest Stories

Kat Ramnani Weds Christian Bautista in Inbal Dror Wedding Gown

Christian Bautista and Kat Ramnani tied the knot yesterday, November 17, in Bali, Indonesia.

Jolina Magdangal on Midlife Crisis, Turning 40 and Husband Mark

The actress shares her thoughts on midlife crisis and what it feels like to be 40.

Christian Bautista and Kat Ramnani Share Why It's Important To Discuss Finances Before Getting Married

Kat Ramnani and Christian Bautista encourage engaged couples to discuss their financial arrangements even before their wedding.
Load More Stories