According to a new government study, black licorice is bad for you. Very bad.
Researchers found that for people who are 40 or older, eating two ounces of black licorice a day could lead to getting stuck in the hospital with an irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, swelling and even congestive heart failure.
And, in case you were wondering, two ounces is about five Twizzler-size ropes. You’ve been warned. (Business Insider)