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Hello, not much help i know but i just wanted to tell you i have the same problem, Except my cravings are raw onion(which i eat like an apple),salt,ice,and white cabbage. Im not pregnant by the way. my tongue even gets sore from the ice sometimes. i had a baby 3 years ago and that is when the ice cravings began,the onion,cabbage and salt are recent. went to my doctor two days ago and he is baffled and referring me to an eatting disorder group.

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People who chew ice are usually low on iron and may be anemic. Salt is also iodized, and onions do contain iron. Considering the theme, I think maybe you should have your iron levels checked, and hopefully you are seeing a different doctor.

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Onionium

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Thanks Ernie. Not a lot of help, but you always manage to give me a smile. So I guess that is a big help in its way.

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iron onions contain iodine which are good for your blood

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Thanks SS. I will look into this as well.

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This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6, Folate, Potassium and Manganese, and a very good source of Vitamin C.<br />
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Read More http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2501/2#ixzz1ESpstFP4

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Thanks for the link. I will look into it tomorrow.

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This is what I found:<br />
Blood cholesterol levels are getting high<br />
The body is trying to protect itself from osteoporosis<br />
The body may be trying to expel something from the body (onions are used for chelation)<br />
Onions can help minimize the risk of heart disease<br />
Help stop blood clots<br />
Help reduce the risk of cancer<br />
Helps as a decongestant

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LC, this is great news, I can just keep eating onions. And get healthy doing it.<br /><br />Thanks to all of you. I didn't expect such a response. Can I pick you all as best answer? How does one pick a best out of so many great ones?? You all are the greatest.

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