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A guy in Boston died recently from eating too much black licorice . . . and it only took a bag-and-a-half a day for a few weeks to cause his heart to stop.  Black licorice is filled with an acid that can throw your body out of whack if you eat too much.

Too Much Candy: Mass. 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.