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TrekForce t1_j55j8mq wrote

Why is it we can eat salt and drink fresh water, and that’s good for survival, but drinking water with salt in it is not good for survival?


giskardwasright t1_j591qrq wrote

Because salt water has a LOT of salt, and we need more water than food. Salt water is more concentrated than what our kidneys can produce so if the only liquid we're drinking has more electrolytes than we can clear shit gets out of balance fast.