Robin Helweg-Larsen (
Wed, 07 Jan 1998 22:40:06 -0500

Arjen Kamphuis wrote:

> Tea or soup is even better, water from snow is almost pure H2O and you lose a
> lot of minerals sweating all day. People in the himalayas often put salt
> in their tea instead of sugar (also because it's cheaper).

Anyone know the validity of the story that drinking seawater makes you crazy?
Do people survive on a raft by drinking seawater, or do they have to catch
rainwater? Maybe not drinking enough (sea)water makes them crazy?

Robin HL