Milverneus Millerion wrote:
>>krasel at wpxx02.toxi.uni-wuerzburg.de (Cornelius Krasel) writes: > z (un691cs at genius.embnet.dkfz-heidelberg.de) wrote:
> > > 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 ?
> > AFAIK it's an urban legend. BTW, VE water is usually prepared by two
> > consecutive ion exchanger steps.
> > Thread renamed. Followups narrowed.
> > --Cornelius.
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>> DeIonized water contains no Sodium, Calcium, Magnesium, or any other ions
> good, or bad, in it. When you drink the water it is devoid of salt.
> Electrolyte balance, however, is maintained by the kidneys. I have
> consumed DI water from some faucets in some chemistry labs and prefer
> its taste (or lack of it) to other waters. I am not sure if it would be
> better for someone on a low sodium diet than hard water. Flouridation,
> which occurs in some places, might reduce cavities, however, I don't
> know what other effects it might have. As to studies I don't know... .
A friend of mine spent many years in the merchant navy and blamed the
atrocious state of his teeth on the distilled water provided as drinking
William T Goodall
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