Water Myths

Does Reverse Osmosis enhance mineral absorption rate?

This is a fact, and it is correllated to the ability of hard water to conduct electricity. Distilled Water will not conduct electricity (even when 2 parts per million inorganic minerals or less are present). Water with 5 parts inorganic content per million parts water (or more) will conduct electricity, completing a simple circuit and lighting a tester bulb. The higher the inorganic content is in a per million count, the less effectively water transmits organic minerals to tissue sites.

Are organic minerals preferred?

It is no wonder that the body prefers the riches source of minerals, from organic foods, instead of the hard-to-absorb minerals in tap water. Even if human tissue suddenly developed the ability to absorb inorganic minerals from tap water, it would take an enormous amount of tap water to supply the bare minimal mineral quantities for proper life functions.

Are minerals from tap water good for your body?

Tap water presents a variety of inorganic minerals which our body has difficulty absorbing. Their presence is suspect in a wide array of degenerative diseases, such as hardening of the arteries, arthritis, kidney stones, gall stones, glaucoma, cataracts, hearing loss, emphysema, diabetes, and obesity. The minerals available, especially in “hard” tap water, are poorly absorbed, or rejected by cellular tissue sites, and, if not evacuated, their presence may cause arterial obstruction, and internal damage.
(Dennison 1993, Muehling 1994, Banik 1989)

Organic Minerals vs. Inorganic Minerals

There are two types of minerals, organic and inorganic. Human physiology has a biological affinity for organic minerals. Most minerals for body functions are absorbed from dietary plant foods. A growing plant converts the inorganic minerals from the soils to a useful organic mineral. When an organic mineral (from a plant food) enters the stomach it attaches itself to a specific protein-molecule (a process called chelation) in order to be absorbed, and then it gains access to the tissue sites where it is needed.

Does distilled or reverse osmosis water leach minerals from our bodies?

No, in fact, just the opposite has been found to occur in cellular research studies. It is a mistaken belief that drinking pure distilled or reverse osmosis water reduces valuable minerals from living human tissues.

Does pure water have no oxygen?

This is a question best suited for a high school student. Water is made up of H20 two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. If pure water had no oxygen, then it wouldn’t be water.

Is pure water acidic and harmful to your health?

A pH measurement is the intensity of a liquid in terms of its alkalinity or acidity. The pH scale goes from 0 to 14 where 7.0 is neutral. If the pH is above 7.0 the water is alkaline. If the pH is below 7.0 it’s acidic. Acidic liquids can range from battery acid to milk. For example the acidity of Battery Acid is 1.0, Wine is 2.3 to 3.8, Soft Drinks are 2.0 to 4.0, Coffee and Tea are 2.5 to 3.5, Beer is 4.0 to 5.0, Most Water 5.8 to 7.0, Milk 6.5.

Are there more minerals in the tap water than there is in pure water?

There are two types of minerals, organic and inorganic. The only minerals the body can utilize are the organic minerals. All the others are foreign minerals and must be disposed of or eliminated. Water, as a carrier of minerals, is fine for a plant but not the human body. Plants are able to convert inorganic minerals to organic minerals, unlike the body that lacks this ability. By consuming hard water saturated with calcium, magnesium, iron, copper and silicon, the body is unable to assimilate nutrients efficiently.

Can pure water leach minerals from our body?

No, quite the opposite has been found to occur in cellular research studies. It is a mistaken belief that drinking pure distilled or reverse osmosis water reduces valuable minerals from living human tissues. In fact by removing inorganic minerals, heavy metals, chlorine bacteria and other contaminants from water the result is improved absorption of all nutrients, including minerals, and improved elimination of wastes at the cellular level.

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