Licorice; Which can be found in candy can cause hart related problems. The risk posed by glycyrrhizin is real and has prompted concern from the FDA.
“Consumers need to be aware that there is a risk with licorice candy,” said Peter Cassell, a spokesperson for the FDA. “The biggest thing to remember is you don’t want to be consuming anything in large quantities. The reason we are highlighting this natural substances is from an hormonal point of view. Recent studies have indicated that licorice can lower Testosterone levels in Males and Females...so best to opt for some other candy...take our T-Bar if you need to snack ;-)