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Richard P. Grant rpgrant at molbiol.ox.ac.uk
Fri Oct 4 11:46:51 EST 1996

In article <532n2n$1b7 at sun0.urz.uni-heidelberg.de>, un691cs at genius.embnet.dkfz-heidelberg.de (z) writes:
> Hello,
> we have three kinds of water in the lab: tabwater, VE water and millipore 
> deionized water. The VE water also comes from a tab, but most of the
> calcium is removed (by distillation ? no idea).
> I usually use the VE water to prepare my coffee or tea, but now a colleague
> mentioned that this water is so low in ion concentrations, that it damages
> your gut. I heard this story in the past, but then I was told it
> damages the kidneys.
> So my question is: is it healthy or not to drink distilled or VE water.
> are there any studies that describe damage to the organism ?

Don't know which studies describe this, but basically the hypotonic shock 
kiils you.


If this isn't a troll, I don't know _what_ is.....

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