News > If you have ever craved for ‘unusual’ non-food items like chalk, mud, paper, or ice, you must read this
If you have ever craved for ‘unusual’ non-food items like chalk, mud, paper, or ice, you must read this
21/02/2023 10:36 PM | Click to read full article
Do you ever crave non-food items like ice, chalk, mud, or eraser? No, it’s not something you imagine, there is indeed a reason behind such weird cravings. Simrun Chopra, a hormone specialist, points out iron deficiency as being one of the primary reasons behind your desire. “Iron deficiency is very common in India, and is also the cause of unusual cravings for non-food items. Sometimes just knowing the symptoms can help you or even your partner or child,” she suggested.