Trials carried out at Bedford Hospital has found it takes just 12 minutes for the average box of chocolates to be opened on a general ward and the average chocolate survives for 51 minutes.
A packet of Roses gets eaten more quickly than a box of Quality Street. The light hearted study has been published in the British Medical Journal.
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