“I was conducting interviews with pregnant women about iron deficiency anaemia. I was sitting on the floor of this woman’s house, and I asked her what she liked to eat during pregnancy, and she said: ‘Twice a day, I take earth from the wall of my house and I eat it.'” From BBC: The people who can’t stop eating dirt.

+ Sarah Laskow: I Tried a Medieval Diet, And I Didn’t Even Get That Drunk.