Another reason to avoid licorice

December 1st, 2009 by Rosa

… besides the fact that I think it tastes like yuck. Via Jezebel, a new study that suggests that licorice could have harmful effects on a growing fetus. As my friend Steve pointed out in my last sensationalized headline post, how do people get funding for these types of rando studies?

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2 responses about “Another reason to avoid licorice”

  1. Leslie said:

    I wonder if the Dutch funded it. They eat so much licorice there…

  2. Pam Walter said:

    I love licorice but don’t eat it because of its effect on blood pressure — not a good thing.