Liquorice Can Make You Dumb

Eating liquorice in pregnancy may affect a child’s IQ and behavior: Women who ate more than 500mg of glycyrrhizin per week – found in the equivalent of 100g of pure liquorice – were more likely to have children with lower intelligence levels and more behavioural problems. Glycyrrhizin is 30-50 times sweeter than white sugar. Twizzlers, the popular licorice-type candy, does not contain anything from the licorice plant, hence it contains

Black Coffee Makes Me Vomit

I once tried to wean myself off the cream and sugar I put in coffee. The first time I went cold-turkey, drinking just black coffee, I vomited an hour after I drank it. Maybe it was the eggs I ate with breakfast. The next day, drinking it black, I vomited it again about an hour after I finished the coffee. Maybe it was bad coffee. When it occurred the third