Lots of people have lots of opinions about water. Is 8 glasses a day really necessary, or even healthy for everyone? How much water should you drink a day? What kind of water should you drink? Is alkaline water really good for you? (No!) Is carbonate water really bad for you? (No!) What about distilled water? Does it deplete you of minerals? Is that a bad thing? What’s actually bad about having chlorine and flouride in our drinking water? What’s the best water system to get for your home? Listen in as Tony, Will and Kinna dive deep into the topic of water and answer all these questions and more.
In This Episode You’ll Learn
- How differences in individual body chemistry, activity, weather, elevation and more all affect the amount and kind of water you should drink.
- How alkaline water can mess up your digestion.
- How in many individuals carbonated water can actually really benefit the health of your cells, bone density and blood pH levels.
- How drinking too much pure water can throw you into an electrolyte deficiency imbalance and even be fatal.
- About some of the best water purification and water treatment systems for your home and for travel.
- How adding salt or trace mineral drops to your water can be a useful way to support electrolyte levels if you tend towards low blood pressure / hypotension.
- How drinking more distilled or reverse osmosis water can sometimes help lower blood pressure in hypertensive individuals.
- How to assess and monitor your body chemistry to make sure you’re staying within healthy levels of hydration and electrolyte balance.
- Why exactly cholrine, flouride and other chemicals in drinking water is so bad for you.
Links Relevant to this Episode
- Will’s post on Perfect Water
- B.E.V. water purification systems
- Soda Stream water carbonator for home use
- T.C. Mc Daniel’s book Disease Reprieve
- Ray Peat Article: Water: swelling, tension, pain, fatigue, aging
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