I'm eating a load of cooked pork chops but my health isn't increasing, what do I do?
As of 1.8, health is not restored by consuming food, but rather slowly regenerates when the player's "Food Bar" is full.
In the 1.8 update, the food mechanic was changed-- No longer does eating food regain health, but instead fills the Hunger Meter, which goes down when the player does things like running, sprinting, and mining. When the player has 9 or more meat bones on the hunger meter, their health will slowly regenerate.
You (should) auto regen health when your food bar is full. Food no longer directly heals you.
Always eat a golden apple or eat something normal such as a apple. When you eat your hunger bar refills and your health will slowly regenerate!
protected by fredley Sep 12 '13 at 12:50
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