Tag: eating

The Sweet Killer! – Too much candy: Man dies from eating bags of black licorice”

A Massachusetts construction worker’s love of black licorice wound up costing him his life. Eating a bag and a half every day for a few weeks threw his nutrients out of whack and caused the 54-year-old man’s heart to stop, doctors reported Wednesday.
“Even a small amount of licorice you eat can increase your blood pressure a little bit,” said Dr. Neel Butala, a cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital who described the case in the New England Journal of Medicine….more: AP

31 Foods You’re Eating That Contain Sawdust

If you’re buying grated cheese, you’re eating sawdust—gasp! At least that’s what countless news outlets have reported recently. All the hype and outrage comes on the heels of an FDA investigation, which found that certain brands of Parmesan contain up to 8.8% cellulose—aka wood pulp—even if they’re advertised as 100% cheese. ..more: WWW.EATCLEAN.COM

Mystery tuna creature is tongue-eating parasite, says expert

Zoe Butler, of Nottingham, was more than a little perturbed to find that nestled within her sandwich filling was a tiny sea creature. Zoe Butler (right) found the tiny sea creature inside the can of tuna (left) Photo: Newsteam

Zoe Butler was amazed to find a pair of eyes staring up at her when she opened the can of Princes tuna chunks.  more at: .telegraph.