A construction worker in the US state of Massachusetts was killed by his liquorice habit, doctors say. The man, who has not been named but was 54 years old, ate about one-and-a-half bags of black liquorice every day. Could his illness be related to candy consumption? He said studies had shown glycyrrhizic acid – the active ingredient in liquorice – could cause “hypertension, hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, fatal arrhythmias, and renal failure” – all of which were seen in this patient. The patient had also recently changed the type of sweets he was eating. A few weeks before his death, he switched from red fruit-flavoured twists to another type made with black liquorice. He wrote: “Further investigation revealed a recent change to a liquorice-containing candy as the likely cause of his hypokalemia. The diets cutting one in five lives short every year.
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Just because billionaires have the money to pay for pricey personal chefs or high-end healthy foods doesn’t mean they’re adhering to diets that are good for them. Some of the richest people in tech have some pretty terrible — or bizarre — eating habits. While some experiment with the latest health fads, like the Paleo diet and veganism, there are other tech billionaires who enjoy eating chocolate for breakfast or skip eating altogether for days. So even though there are some wealthy techies whose diets you’ll want to copy to replicate their levels of success, there’s no guarantee they’ll put you in good health. Source: Daily Mail. Source: Business Insider. Source: Virgin Group. Source: D Magazine.