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The clay eaters

...hits the ground, it tastes like that," she said. But she has paid a price for her habit. In addition to "severe constipation," she also has gained more than 20 pounds in the years she has been chewing chalk. But try as she might, she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/18/ent_256491.shtml
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Milk may cause severe constipation in some children

Children with chronic constipation may be allergic to cow's milk and may get relief by switching to soy milk, a study found. The study in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine looked at 65 children under 6 who were taken to gastrointestinal experts for chronic constipation. All were drinking cow's milk or milk-based infant formula, or eating other dairy products.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/15/ent_241915.shtml
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