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Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D.

Can You Eat Snow?

By January 6, 2014

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Child eating snow. (Getty Images)Just about every kid who has ever seen snow has tried to catch a snowflake on her tongue and every good snowball fight involves a healthy, albeit involuntary mouthful of snow. Yet, it's a different matter if you're considering ingesting large quantities of the white stuff. Have you ever wondered whether it's safe to eat snow in ice cream or melt it to drink?... Find out

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