The available evidence suggests:
Drinking distilled water in usual amounts in everyday life, which includes regular meals, does not likely remove needed minerals from the human body in significant (harmful) amounts.
Drinking large amounts of distilled water in a short time can result in water intoxication, but the danger is about the same as ...
Question: Can anything be more hydrating than plain water?
Yes, fluids that contain certain amount of sugars and sodium can be more hydrating than plain water, which can be beneficial in prevention or treatment of dehydration during prolonged endurance exercise (Nutrition & Metabolism, 2009).
In everyday life, when you are not dehydrated ...