pH balance for the body is important. You can make your own alkaline water inexpensively at home. Always put water in glass, never plastic. You can add organic vinegar to your water and or organic lemons, or even ½ tspn.of baking soda to a glass pitcher of distilled water. Shake and then test the water with a pH strip which you can find at any local pool supply store. 8.5-9.0 pH level is the alkaline goal.
Tap water from your city is always chlorinated. It can contain a variety of environmental pollutants and it can contain lead which leaches typically from the soldering on water pipe joints. Fluoride is another harmful toxin which is added to our drinking water. 11 Associations have stopped endorsing water fluoridation they claim it is added to make our bones and teeth stronger however, it is a deadly poison. Check out the Fluoride Action Network http://www.fluoridealert.org :-See “50 Reasons to Oppose Fluoridation. http://www.keepers-of-the-well.org,
I would also start purchasing fluoride-free toothpaste just make sure it is carageenan, and titanium dioxide free. Try to use 100% all natural toothpaste from your local, small independent companies, when available. Tip: If you can’t pronounce the ingredients then don’t buy it. You will compare and see the difference with brighter whiter teeth and a healthy smile. If this topic interests you there is alot of available information on the internet. Try contacting your city water dept. as they publish an annual water report for your community. Water Test Kits sold at http://www.firstalertstore.com $12.99 and http://www.target.com online sells water testing kits for $12.89.
Interesting WATER Facts about Our body that is made up of over 70% water
Drinking plenty of water is the best defense against edema (fluid retention).
An overweight person will need more water than an average person.
Water can help relieve constipation by flushing the body of waste.
Average size person needs eight 8-fl.ounces everyday! If overweight then one should drink one additional 8-fl. ounce for every 25 pounds overweight.
By the time you feel thirsty, it is too late you are already dehydrated. Try to avoid drinking beverages with meals as it dilutes the digestive juices. Distilled water is the safest and purest water to drink – as it is both mineral and chemical free! The distillation process removes all the harmful impurities. It has been shown to also dissolve toxins from your body. The Navy drinks distilled water. Distilled water is used for intravenous feeding, baby formulas, meds, and even inhalation therapy.
Drink cold water to loose weight. Ice cold water has been shown to speed up metabolism.
Most importantly, when you are not drinking enough water your body will not be able to metabolize stored fat, adding to weight gain.
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