Fact or Fiction: The Benefits of Alkaline Water?
What alleged me write this Article/Blog about the “Fact or Fiction: The Benefits of Alkaline Water?” is because there is much debate upon the topic, especially within the gurus in Health and Nutrition, in the Medical Field, Scientific Community, in Chemistry, and of course people’s own opinion; and everybody and it seems like every field as an opinion on “The Benefits of Alkaline Water.” I want to set the record straight, give you superb information about Alkaline Water.
With all this continuing debating and arguing topics in Health, it is important to realize that The main issue in our society today within all the fields of science is that very few apply their knowledge to their own life. This is especially true in the Health Fields; people are just learning knowledge and teaching others but are skipping a crucial step in the process.
(1) We should Learn,
(2) Apply the Knowledge to our own Life, and then,
It was not that long ago, if someone was teaching about “Wealth,” they themselves had to be wealthy. The same applies to every industry. Unfortunately, today, this is no longer the case. A very few people walk the talk; very few people apply the knowledge they are preaching about so passionately.
Many gurus in Health debate the topic about the “Fact or Fiction: The Benefits of Alkaline Water” and even the Pros and Cons. Many downplay the benefits on the sole purpose to market their own products, trying to make their own products superior. Are these gurus falling into a marketing gimmick, or what?
Only in opinion, many gurus get caught up into marketing gimmicks; and most do not apply their own advice to their lives. Many of the debates about the “Fact or Fiction: The Benefits of Alkaline Water;” and the GREATEST SIN, even the so-called gurus get people and consumers to only pay attention to Alkalinity of the water and debate such matters.
Even today when I sat down to research about what information was circulating within the online community about alkaline water, I was shocked to see….
(1) an enormous of meaningless debates,
(2) that the focus was only on discussing “Water Alkalinity,”
(3) this led to more debating on Water Alkalinity itself,
(4) more debating on such issues around regular water (H2O), and
(5) furthermore, I could hardly find any accurate research regarding alkaline water.
We have to understand the popularity of alkaline water came from the original research from China, Japan and Asia; the benefit of Alkaline Water was never about “Water Alkalinity” itself. The gurus seem to leave this information out or they do not know this information themselves. All the research in China and Asia was about increasing the Potential Hydrogen in the water through the use of a Water Ionizer. Yes, this increases the alkalinity of the water but the sole purpose was to increase the Hydrogen in the water and to decrease the ORP (Oxidation Reduction Potential).
Furthermore, it is important to note that water ionizers in China and Asia were listed as Professional Medical Devices; they were using them to help treat disease in medical institutions and hospitals. This is not even knew information! Importantly, this was completed in 1965; the Japanese Ministry of Health Labor and Welfare approved ionized water as a medical substance to help with various gastrointestinal symptoms.
This is astonishing information because the use of water ionizers and alkaline water did not become popular in the United States until around 2007, nearly forty-years later. Then, the popularity in the United States did not even focus on the accurate research regarding water ionization, only to focus, debate and promote Alkaline Water; while dismissing to its entirety the research and benefits of increasing the Hydrogen and decreasing the ORP.
Now, this brings up an interesting question. What is the purpose of increasing the Potential Hydrogen in the water? And, why was the “FOCUS” of the research upon increasing the Hydrogen. Importantly, it was not the alkalinity of the water with all the great benefits despite of the popularity in the United States; it was increasing the Hydrogen in the water that had all the benefits. It was the “Hydrogen” in the water that helps to fight disease and cancer, and any other source of infection or disease.
Remember, Hydrogen is the Father of all Elements of the Universe, and along with oxygen, it has been intrinsically involved with evolution of life in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes (e.g. hydrogenases, hydrogosomes, mitochondria, etc.). It is the extremes of oxygen and hydrogen that provide balance between oxidation and reduction, which is vital to life. Not surprisingly, this intimate relationship of “oxygen and hydrogen” has remained with higher organisms including plants, animals, and humans.
Now lets focus our attention back to discussing the ORP (Oxidation Reduction Potential), which has a negative oxidation in the water. All tap water and water bought in the store has a positive charged oxidation. We want our water to have a negative charge, not a positive charge. For example, did you know that fresh squeezed orange juice has an “ORP,” it has a negative charge oxidation. Now, once it is exposed to “Air,” the fresh squeezed orange juice slowly starts to oxidize and have a positive charge. Like with any fruit or vegetable, once we cut it or slice it, it slowly starts to oxidize, and the health benefits slowly decline.
Think about it this way—If we were still collecting or getting our water from a natural stream it would have tremendous benefits. As water is flowing throughout the stream and over rocks it is collecting minerals and the movement of water is becoming conductive and creating an electrical charge. This “charge” is what increases the Hydrogen and decreases the ORP in the water. For example, It has also been discovered that the documented “healing” or “curative” waters of Nordenau, Germany; Tlacote, Mexico; and Hita Tenryosui, Japan waters contain dissolved hydrogen gas. The existence of molecular hydrogen in these springs could be a result of water reacting with alkali-earth metals (rocks, mineral, ect.), or from molecular hydrogen gas-producing bacteria and algae.
We know this to be true as in basic American History. Pioneers used streams and rivers, the movement of water to help with the aid in machinery use and to create electricity. All from Water.
But, yet, health gurus, the medical & science industries, and even chemists state there is no such research to the benefits of water and water alkalinity. Even though, the United States is the leading country in Disease, Cancer and Pharmaceutical drugs. In only my opinion, we cannot be the leading country in disease but, yet, also believe that we are the leading country in Health. It’s one or the other; AND, the statistics show that we are the Leading Country in Disease, Period! Again, is what alleged me to write and clear up the Fact or Fiction: The Benefits of Alkaline Water.
We also know this is not true regarding how the medical field treats disease; Meaning that the Medical Field and many Gurus downplay the benefits of water! Remember, Water is the basic solution to rid the body of infection. For example, if one has the flu and goes to their family doctor, their doctor advises them to drink lots of water. Why? Because water excretes infection from our body!
Another example, when my dad was diagnosed with Lymphoma, he got a massive infection. His doctors could not find the infection, why it occurred, the location, or even what type of infection. They were clueless! What did the intelligent doctors do? They hooked my dad up with an IV in his arm and pumped as much saline solution (saline water) in his body, as much as my dad could handle. Of Course my dad asked “WHY” and the doctors responded, “The basic way to fight infection is through water!”
Let me give one bigger example, many debate “What is the healthiest water to drink?” Pure water, reverse osmosis, alkaline water, or mineral water and the list can go on and on. These are my thoughts…. pure water and reverse osmosis water or any water where the minerals have been removed, which in terms are “dead water,” is not healthy. We need minerals in our water. This is one area that may cause our population to be mineral deficient.
Let me explain further, in the Medical Field, when a medical professional performs an IV for fluid intake, “Do they give pure water, reverse osmosis water, or any water, matter of fact, with no minerals? Of course not! Now, we have to ask, “Why?” We do know that they give a “Saline Solution.” But, again, “Why?” We need to understand, there is a certain tonicity in the blood that needs to be maintained; salts (electrolytes), and proteins, etc. are all circulating within our blood as well as the blood cells. Remember, our blood is actually quite salty; it has a significant amount of Sodium and other electrolytes (mostly Sodium though), so 0.9% saline is actually about the same electrolyte concentration as blood.
If a medical professional were to add pure water in an IV, it would dilute the blood locally and lyse the cells (which are adapted to the saline environment of blood and would literally explode if placed in water) and actually be quite harmful to the patient. If a pure water IV if given, it is given as a 5% dextrose solution (technically sugar water) the sugar prevents the solution from being too hypotonic (dilute) but is then absorbed by cells, allowing to give water without a salt load, of course as for the times when that is necessary.
Let me explain how exactly the water ionizer works. First of course, it filters the water, (2) it takes the water through the process called “Electrolysis,” which charges the water. This process increases the Potential Hydrogen and then decreases the ORP. Importantly, this is the whole reason why you would want to own a water ionizer; it is not the alkalinity of the water because we can easily increase water alkalinity without the use of a water ionizer simply by adding lemon or lime juice to our drinking water. But remember, the advantage of a water ionizer is to increase the Hydrogen and to decrease the ORP, which we cannot do without a machine.
Lets get into some specifics, the process of electrolysis separates water to available oxygen gas and hydrogen gas (2H2O -> O2 + 2H2), which would dissolve into the water. It is important note that numerous clinical reports and empirical evidence of therapeutic benefits clearly demonstrate that “Ionized Water” contains molecular hydrogen which has been shown to be a therapeutic agent. Variably, it is now well recognized that “H2” gas is the great secret. Research has shown that removal of the hydrogen gas in “ionized water” eliminates the benefits, and addition of extra hydrogen gas to the water increases the therapeutic benefits.
Lastly, Lets look at some of the benefits of increasing the Hydrogen and decreasing the ORP in our water.
- Antioxidant; Smallest, most bio-available; Selective—only scavenges bad radicals; Converts radicals to water—no toxic byproduct); Improves the body’s antioxidant system (Glutathione, catalase, SOD); Helps lower excessive oxidative stress); Anti-inflammatory; Anti-allergy; Protects against radiation damage; Stimulates energy metabolism to help prevent weight gain; Supports glucose homeostasis; Stabilizes cholesterol levels; May help prevents erectile dysfunction; Decreases lactate (lactic acid) build up during exercise; Supports cognitive function; Prevents age-related decline in cognitive capacity; Neuro-protective; no toxic affects; Alkaline pH; Alkaline stabilizing ingredients; Essential magnesium, which is a required co-factor for over 300 enzymes.
- Altered States. The Benefits of Hydrogen-Rich Water. Why Hydrogen Water. http://altered-states.net/barry/newsletter708/.
- The Wall Street Journal (2012). The Positives and Negatives of Ionized Water. http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702303404704577314182468322256.
- Water For Life USA. https://waterforlifeusa.com/resources/faqs-about-water-ionizers/.
- Benefits of Hydrogen. Echo Hydrogen Rich Water. https://echoh2water.com/benefits/benefits-of-hydrogen.
Hey there, You’ve performed an incredible job. I will certainly digg it and personally recommend to my friends. I am sure they’ll be benefited from this web site.
Blessings to you!
Hello, i think that i saw you visited my blog thus i came to “return the favor”.I am trying to find things to improve my website!I suppose its ok to use a few of your ideas!!
If you are going for most excellent contents like myself, just pay a quick visit this web site all the time for the reason that it provides quality contents, thanks
I’ve been surfing online more than three hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth enough for me. In my view, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be a lot more useful than ever before.
My brother suggested I might like this web site. He was totally right. This post truly made my day. You cann’t imagine simply how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!
I just like the valuable info you provide on your articles. I’ll bookmark your blog and take a look at again right here regularly. I am rather certain I’ll learn many new stuff right right here! Good luck for the next!
Its such as you read my thoughts! You seem to know so much about this, such as you wrote the ebook in it or something. I feel that you can do with a few p.c. to force the message home a little bit, but instead of that, this is magnificent blog. An excellent read. I’ll definitely be back.
Hi to every single one, it’s in fact a good for me to pay a quick visit this website, it includes valuable Information.
I like the helpful info you supply for your articles. I’ll bookmark your weblog and check again here regularly. I’m moderately sure I’ll be informed plenty of new stuff proper here! Good luck for the next!
Your means of describing all in this post is really good, all be able to simply be aware of it, Thanks a lot.
Simply desire to say your article is as surprising. The clarity on your submit is simply great and that i can suppose you’re an expert on this subject. Well with your permission let me to grasp your feed to stay up to date with drawing close post. Thanks a million and please continue the rewarding work.
I do not even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was great. I don’t know who you are but definitely you are going to a famous blogger if you are not already 😉 Cheers!
Magnificent beat ! I wish to apprentice even as you amend your website, how could i subscribe for a blog website? The account helped me a acceptable deal. I have been a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast offered vivid transparent idea
I’ve been surfing online more than three hours lately, yet I by no means discovered any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth sufficient for me. Personally, if all web owners and bloggers made just right content material as you probably did, the net will probably be much more helpful than ever before.
WOW just what I was searching for. Came heree by searching for
Hello There. I discovered your weblog the use of msn. This is an extremely neatly written article. I’ll make sure to bookmark it and come back to learn more of your helpful information. Thanks for the post. I will definitely comeback.
Thanks very nice blog!
Your style is so unique compared to other people I’ve read stuff from. Thanks for posting when you’ve got the opportunity, Guess I’ll just bookmark this web site.
It’s remarkable to pay a quick visit this web site and reading the views of all friends on the topic of this post, while I am also zealous of getting knowledge.
Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a really well written article. I will be sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful info. Thanks for the post. I’ll definitely comeback.
Asking questions are actually nice thing if you are not understanding something fully, but this paragraph presents pleasant understanding even.
Fascinating blog! Is your theme custom made or did you
download it from somewhere? A design like yours with a few simple
twweeks would really make my blog shine. Please let me know where you got
your theme. Kudos
My theme is custom built.
Blessings to you!
Hello mates, how is everything, and what you would like to say about this post, in my view its truly amazing designed for me.
I have been absent for a while, but now I remember why I used to love this blog. Thank you, I’ll try and check back more often. How frequently you update your web site?
Nice post. Ӏ wɑѕ checking constantly this
weblog and I ɑm inspired! Extremely ᥙseful іnformation speciallyy the
ultimate ρart 🙂 Ӏ care foг such infоrmation mսch. I used to be seeking thiѕ particular info fоr
a long timе. Thank yyou and good luck.
wow, awesome article post.Really thank you! Really Great.
I have to thank you for the efforts you have put in writing
this blog. I am hoping to view the same high-grade blog posts from you later on as well.
In truth, your creative writing abilities has inspired me to get my own site now
Hey there! I’m at work surfing around your blog from my new
iphone 4! Just wanted to say I love reading your
blog annd look forward to aall your posts! Keep up
thhe suerb work!
It is appropriate time to make some plans for the future and
it’s time to be happy. I have read this publish and if I may I wish to suggest you few interesting
issues or tips. Perhaps you could write subsequent articles referring to this
article. I wish to read even more issues approximately it!
I have to thank you for the efforts you have put in writing this blog.
I am hoping to see the same high-grade blog posts by you in the future as well.
In truth, your creative writing abilities
has motivated me to get my own, personal site now 😉
SimplyJust want towish todesire to say your article is as astonishingamazingsurprisingastounding. The clearnessclarity for youron yourin yourto your postsubmitpublishput up is simplyjust spectacularniceexcellentcoolgreat and iand that i cancould thinkassumesuppose you areyou’re a professionalknowledgeablean expert in thison this subject. WellFine with yourtogether with youralong with your permission allowlet me to take hold ofgrabclutchgraspseizesnatch your RSS feedfeed to staykeep up to dateupdated with drawing closeapproachingcoming near nearforthcomingimminentimpending post. Thank youThanks a millionone million1,000,000 and please keep upcontinuecarry on the gratifyingrewardingenjoyable work.
WOW just what I was searchinglooking for. Came here by searching for keywordmeta_keyword
Hi colleagues, its wonderful piece of writing about
cultureand entirely explained, keep it up all the time.
HiHelloHi thereWhat’s up, just wanted to mentionsaytell you, I enjoyedlikedloved this articlepostblog post. It was inspiringfunnypracticalhelpful. Keep on posting!
I would like toI mustI’d like toI have to thank you for the efforts you haveyou’ve put in writing thispenning this blogwebsitesite. I am hopingI’m hopingI really hope to seeto viewto check out the same high-grade blog postscontent from youby you in the futurelater on as well. In factIn truth, your creative writing abilities has inspiredmotivatedencouraged me to get my ownmy very ownmy own, personal blogwebsitesite now 😉
whoah this blogweblog is greatwonderfulfantasticmagnificentexcellent i lovei really likei like readingstudying your articlesposts. StayKeep up the goodgreat work! You knowYou understandYou realizeYou recognizeYou already know, manya lot oflots of people areindividuals arepersons are huntingsearchinglooking aroundround for this infoinformation, you canyou could helpaid them greatly.
HiWhat’s upHi thereHello friendsmatescolleagues, nicepleasantgoodfastidious articlepostpiece of writingparagraph and nicepleasantgoodfastidious argumentsurging commented hereat this place, I am reallyactuallyin facttrulygenuinely enjoying by these.
Greetings from IdahoCarolinaOhioColoradoFloridaLos angelesCalifornia! I’m bored to tearsbored to deathbored at work so I decided to check outbrowse your sitewebsiteblog on my iphone during lunch break. I enjoyreally likelove the knowledgeinfoinformation you presentprovide here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home. I’m shockedamazedsurprised at how quickfast your blog loaded on my mobilecell phonephone .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. AnyhowAnyways, awesomeamazingvery goodsuperbgoodwonderfulfantasticexcellentgreat siteblog!
When someone writes an articlepostpiece of writingparagraph he/she keepsmaintainsretains the ideathoughtplanimage of a user in his/her mindbrain that how a user can understandknowbe aware of it. SoThusTherefore that’s why this articlepostpiece of writingparagraph is amazinggreatperfectoutstdanding. Thanks!
GreatWonderfulFantasticMagnificentExcellent goods from you, man. I’veI have understand your stuff previous to and you’reyou are just tooextremely greatwonderfulfantasticmagnificentexcellent. I reallyactually like what you’veyou have acquired here, reallycertainly like what you’reyou are statingsaying and the way in which you say it. You make it entertainingenjoyable and you still take care ofcare for to keep it smartsensiblewise. I cantcan notcan’t wait to read far moremuch more from you. This is actuallyreally a terrificgreatwonderfultremendous websitesiteweb site.
HowdyHi thereHey thereHiHelloHey! Someone in my MyspaceFacebook group shared this sitewebsite with us so I came to give it a looklook it overtake a lookcheck it out. I’m definitely enjoyingloving the information. I’m book-markingbookmarking and will be tweeting this to my followers! TerrificWonderfulGreatFantasticOutstandingExceptionalSuperbExcellent blog and wonderfulterrificbrilliantamazinggreatexcellentfantasticoutstandingsuperb style and designdesign and styledesign.
Everything is very open with a clear clarification of the issues.
It was really informative. Your website is very useful.
Many thanks for sharing!
I believe this is one of the such a lot vital information for me.
And i am happy reading your article. However wanna observation on some general things, The web site taste is wonderful, the articles is really nice :
D. Good task, cheers
PrettyVery nice post. I just stumbled upon your blogweblog and wantedwished to say that I haveI’ve reallytruly enjoyed browsingsurfing around your blog posts. In any caseAfter all I’llI will be subscribing to your feedrss feed and I hope you write again soonvery soon!
I got this site from my pal who informed me on the topic of this site and at the moment this time
I am visiting this website and reading very informative articles or reviews
at this time.
It’s very easysimpletrouble-freestraightforwardeffortless to find out any topicmatter on netweb as compared to bookstextbooks, as I found this articlepostpiece of writingparagraph at this websiteweb sitesiteweb page.
Good day! Would you mind if I share your blog with my zynga group?
There’s a lot of people that I think would really enjoy your content.
Please let me know. Thanks
Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I truly appreciate your efforts and I am waiting for your further
post thank you once again.
I think the admin of this websiteweb sitesiteweb page is reallyactuallyin facttrulygenuinely working hard forin favor ofin support of his websiteweb sitesiteweb page, becausesinceasfor the reason that here every stuffinformationdatamaterial is quality based stuffinformationdatamaterial.
You are so interesting! I do not suppose I’ve read anything like
that before. So good to find somebody with a few genuine thoughts on this
issue. Seriously.. thank you for starting this up.
This web site is one thing that’s needed on the web, someone
with a little originality!
I would like to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in writing this site.
I really hope to check out the same high-grade content by you later on as well.
In fact, your creative writing abilities has inspired me
to get my own, personal site now 😉
My partner and I stumbled over here from a different web page and thought I might check things out.
I like what I see so i am just following you. Look forward to checking out your web page yet again.
I was suggested this web site via my cousin. I am now not positive whether this post is written by means
of him as nobody else recognise such specific about my trouble.
You are amazing! Thanks!
I love it when folks get together and share ideas.
Great website, continue the good work!
Hello, I enjoy reading all of your post.
I like to write a little comment to support you.
Good post however , I was wondering if you could write a litte more on this
subject? I’d be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit more.
I always spent my half an hour to read this web site’s posts every day along with
a cup of coffee.
Hi, just wanted to mention, I loved this article.
It was practical. Keep on posting!
Appreciate this post. Let me try it out.
I don’tdo not even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was goodgreat. I don’tdo not know who you are but definitelycertainly you areyou’re going to a famous blogger if you are notaren’t already 😉 Cheers!
Greetings from Ohio! I’m bored to death at work so I decided
to check out your website on my iphone during lunch break.
I really like the info you present here and can’t wait to take a look when I get
home. I’m surprised at how fast your blog loaded on my mobile
.. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyhow, good
Thank you for sharing your thoughts. Your website is very useful.
Best of luck my friend.