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Understanding the science & benefits of alkaline water "healing waters" the powerful health benefits of ionized H20

Healing Waters by Dr. Ben Johnson (Facebook LIVE Replay)

Still not sure what exactly makes ionized water so special or if maybe it’s just a hoax?

In this Water Wednesday episode we discuss the book Healing Waters: The Powerful Health Benefits of Ionized H2O by Dr. Ben Johnson.

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SUMMARY

Science has duplicated the best drinking water on earth through the power of electrolysis using a device you can install in your home (water ionizer).

A FEW OF MY FAVORITE EXCERPTS:

From fatigue to premature aging, from asthma to inflammation, and from dry skin to diabetes, the body’s need for more water often lie at the root of the problem. And although health professional shave touted the importance of proper hydration for several years, urging us to fit in our eight glasses daily, these problems remain. Why? Because when it comes to water’s impact on your body, quality is just as important as quantity, especially for the prevention and treatment of disease…The solution is ionized water, which, for decades, has been used in our countries as a means of improving heath. Superior to both distilled and filtered water, ionized water is H2O that has undergone a mild–and safe–electrolyzing process that boosts its vitality, rids it of harmful acidifying chemicals, and makes it capable of transporting nutrients and oxygen all over your body quickly and effectively. Moreover, technological advances have made it possible for this scientific process to take place in your own home, which means that it can easily become part of your lifestyle and daily routine. (pg 1-2)

By studying his fellow prisoners, Dr. Bathmanghelidj concluded not only that many serious health problems are caused by a water deficit, but also that such problems can be remedied simply by drinking more water. In the years that followed his release from prison, Dr. Batmanghelidj went on to discover the potency of water in treating a number of conditions, including:

  • Addictive urges related to alcohol, caffeine, and various drugs.
  • Anxiety, depression, and stress
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Attention-deficit disorders in both adults and children
  • Back, joint, and muscle pain
  • Blood clots
  • Constipation and diarrhea
  • Edema
  • Fatigue
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Glaucoma
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Hot flashes
  • Impotence and loss of libido
  • Insomnia and other sleep disorders
  • Kidney stones
  • Lupus
  • Memory problems
  • Morning sickness during pregnancy
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Respiratory and sinus problems
  • Urinary tract infections (pg 8-9)

Although the ionized water advocated in this book is produced with an electrolyzing device, it’s health-enhancing properties are also found in nature. In fact, it was the study of the water of the Hunza–a tiny region tucked away in the Himalayas of northwest Pakistan–that made scientists search for a way to reproduce it for the masses.The Hunza people have been renowned for their excellent health and longevity for nearly a century, as they generally live past the age of 100 free of bone loss, tooth decay, and degenerative diseases such as heart disease and cancer. Indeed, when asked for the secret to his peoples’ vibrant health, a Hunza king replied, “It’s the water.” (pg 26)

Arguably, ionized water is our most overlooked tool in the struggle against the related issues of chronic dehydration and acid-alkaline imbalance. Drinking water that has been electrolyzed and filtered in an ionizer is the equivalent of drinking the fresh, glacier-fed water of the Hunza region, where the vast majority of people enjoy a long life free of chronic disease. Thanks to the innovative work on scientists around the world, it is now possible for anyone to drink water that is highly alkaline, rich in nutrients and minerals, and full of antioxidants-0-without having to leave home. The structural and chemical properties of ionized water, both acidic and alkaline, make it a unique type of H2O that can be a real asset to your health. Consuming alkaline ionized water is effective for preventing and treating disease. (pg 35)

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Reverse Aging by Sang Whang (Facebook LIVE Replay)

Do you ever wish you could turn back the clock and be as healthy and vibrant and full of energy as you were when you were younger?

In this Water Wednesday episode we discuss the book Reverse Aging by Sang Whang and how it can help you.

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SUMMARY

Scientific terms are explained in very straightforward and easy to understand language in this book.

The basic theory that Whang proposes is that aging and death by natural causes are a result of acid buildup in the body and that we can live longer and be healthier by detoxing the body through things like ionized alkaline water and FIR technology.

A FEW OF MY FAVORITE EXCERPTS:

I don’t mean to turn the chronological clock back. I am not talking about the removal of wrinkles to look young while your interior is getting old. What I mean by reverse aging is to reduce the accumulated waste products pf a 50-year old body to be that of a 40-year old body or even younger. If the accumulated waste products have not caused irreversable damage to body tissues and organs by that time, their functions could also be revived.
 (pg 18-20)

When you drink alkaline water, you are drinking water with excess oxygen, not in the form of O2, but in the form of OH- which is very stable because it is mated with positively ionized alkaline minerals. Two of these hydroxyl ions can form a water molecule (H2O) and give out one oxygen atom. The alkaline mineral is used to detoxify poisonous acid compounds and when that happens the hydroxyl ion is freed to sup[ply excess oxygen to the cells to prevent the development of cancer. It is indeed a case of killing two birds with one stone. (pg 69)

What I am telling the world is to drink alkaline water in order to wash out acidic wastes, the universal cause of many adult diseases. I am also telling the world to stay away from soft drinks, especially colas because they are acidic. (pg 154)
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The Importance of Water for Your Waistline

You’ve heard it before and I’ll say it again: water is an integral part of any weight management program. Let me count the ways.

1) Water makes you feel full

Drinking a glass or two before a meal can help you consume less. By sipping throughout the day instead of reaching for an unhealthy snack, you can avoid hunger pangs. In fact, much of the time when we feel hungry we are actually thirsty! So next time you feel hungry, try reaching for a glass of water instead.

2) Drinking cold water burns more calories

That’s right. When we drink cold water our bodies have to work to get that water up to our body temperature, and can burn up to 23 calories per 16 oz of cold water.

3) Replace empty calories

When we choose water over other beverages like soda and coffee, we are cutting down on the empty calories we would otherwise consume. Studies show that flavoring your water helps you drink more water, so try adding lemon, lime, or therapeutic-grade essential oils to your water.

4) Water flushes toxins

Water–particularly ionized alkaline water from a water ionizer–can help flush toxins and fat from the body which would otherwise be stored. We need to be drinking a minimum of half our body weight in ounces daily just to replace the water lost through normal bodily functions. When we drink more than the minimum we are providing our body with water to flush out unnecessary toxins.

5) Water gives you energy

When we are dehydrated our energy levels dip and our muscles can cramp, making it hard to work out. Because exercise is such an important part of weight management, we need to stay properly hydrated in order to get the most out of our workouts.

6) Drinking water encourages healthy cravings

The more we make water part of our daily routine, the more we will start to reprogram our taste buds to crave healthy foods. Ionized alkaline water is particularly effective at this, and can also help you crave more water. Unlike other waters, it won’t leave you with a bloated or waterlogged feeling and can hydrate you on a cellular level. While not everyone who has switched to ionized alkaline water from a Chanson water has experienced weight loss, on average users report losing 5-10 pounds. Water ionizers make the alkaline minerals in your tap water more bioavailable, which can nourish your cells and provide the right conditions for your body to release stored fat.