We’ve seen many fad water marketing ideas come and go over the years. But one that seems to be sticking around is alkaline water. It’s the best of the best if you are a bottled water marketer.. but does it really help our health?
Alkaline water testing in 2016.. and now
A (friendly) alien soon realises that he or she (or it) is talking to a bag of water. Nobel laureate Albert Szent-Gyorgyi takes it even further: “Life is water, dancing to the tune of macro molecules.” So.. the alien is talking to water. So let’s talk about drinking water.
Is your water filter / water bottle / water jug / water ionizer Bisphenol-A free? Have you asked for proof?
Regular swimming has been shown to improve memory, cognitive function, immune response and mood. It may also help repair damage from stress and forge new neural connections in the brain.
There is a simple, inexpensive but complete method of ensuring you receive the right amount and proportion of the four pillars of alkaline balance and health; calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium.
Alkaline water is a huge search term in Google world right now, and for good reason. So it’s worth revisiting the main arguments for – and against – alkaline water.
Generally, we think only of asbestos as an airborne problem. You get near it when it is being demolished and you have a problem, right? However.. just when you thought we were all safe…
So.. what is real alkaline water? Simple. It’s water containing dissolved alkaline minerals. These minerals, once consumed, supplement our natural buffer or storehouse of alkaline minerals in the body, whose basic function is to neutralise excess acids that either enter the body or are generated metabolically.
Lo and behold, yet another study. This time research has (once again) confirmed that fluoride is a neurotoxin — and (ouch!) developing fetuses and young children look like the most susceptible.