Why do I crave ice?

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Ximena Jimenez
Nutrition & Dietetics

Some people may crave ice; this happens especially to pregnant women. This is known as pica and it may be trigger by a vitamin or mineral deficiency. If you crave ice, don't forget to mention it to your health care provider.

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