Subject: If starving in the desert, would drinking your own urine be beneficial?
Date: Tue Jul 18 09:14:39 2000
Posted by Michael
Grade level: undergrad
School: Marquette University
City: Milwaukee State/Province: WI
Area of science: Biochemistry
A friend of mine was trying to convince me that it would be beneficial to
drink your own urine if trapped in the desert. He claimed that since it
is sterile it would be okay. I claim that the concentration of wastes is
too high, and you would actually die sooner. But I couldn't name any of
the chemicals. What are some toxic, or at least dehydrating, chemicals in
Re: If starving in the desert, would drinking your own urine be beneficial?
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