Electrolytes and whatnot

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Post by dale2177 » Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:49 am

hmmmm.... this thread has got me a little concerned, i have a litre bottle that is practically glued to my hand and most days i could easily refill it 5 times or more.

I didn't think the water toxicity thing was that common, maybe i'm overdoing it slightly!

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Post by KPj » Mon Mar 22, 2010 5:11 am

dale2177 wrote:hmmmm.... this thread has got me a little concerned, i have a litre bottle that is practically glued to my hand and most days i could easily refill it 5 times or more.

I didn't think the water toxicity thing was that common, maybe i'm overdoing it slightly!
I don't think that's all that much. I've always got a 1.5litre bottle which I refill constantly. I reckon I get 4-5 litres per day, not including water from tea/coffee. I've only ever noticed good things from it.

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Post by frogbyte » Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:49 am

Water toxicity happens when you drink purified desalinated water. Natural water is full of mineral content.

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Post by Ironman » Fri Mar 26, 2010 4:04 am

You can get it with any water that doesn't have salt in it. You have to drink a large quantity in a short period of time though. It is very hard to do.

It's not a toxicity so much as it just dilutes your sodium levels.

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Post by Jungledoc » Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:01 am

Yeah, but the accepted term for it is "water toxicity".

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Post by Ironman » Fri Mar 26, 2010 5:07 pm

Jungledoc wrote:Yeah, but the accepted term for it is "water toxicity".
Yea, I know. I was just pointing out that the name is a little misleading.

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