Most people know that water ionizers make alkaline water that’s good for your health. But did you know that the alkaline water from an ionizer can detoxify produce? Or that the acidic water from a water ionizer is a miracle hair rinse? Better health is a great reason to get a water ionizer, but many water ionizer owners miss out on the full potential of their machine. One of the most surprising benefits? How much money you can save.
Your alkaline buffer declines with age: Why alkaline water is good for you
Your body’s ability to handle acidity declines with age. It is for that reason that the people who mostly benefit from drinking alkaline water for health are middle-aged and older. The body has three main systems for dealing with acidity: Breath, urine, and bone.
Breath: Your lungs discharge acidity with every exhale in the form of CO2. It works great for people with normal lung capacity and at least average fitness. But if your lung capacity is reduced, or you have physical limitations that limit your endurance, your lungs may become overwhelmed. When that happens, you feel out of breath. This happens because oxygen and CO2 in the bloodstream is carried by molecules called hemoglobin. At healthy pH levels, the hemoglobin can readily release CO2 in the lungs, and take on oxygen. If blood pH is too low, the hemoglobin can’t release CO2, rendering it unable to pick up oxygen
Drinking alkaline water can raise blood pH if your blood pH is low. That will enable the hemoglobin molecules to release CO2, and enable them to pick up oxygen.
Benefits of improved blood pH: You have more energy, and don’t get tired as easily.
Urine: Another way your body discharges excess acidity is in the form of uric acid. This system enables your body to compensate for an acidic diet – until it doesn’t. When this system fails, excessive levels of uric acid build up in the body, possibly resulting in kidney stones and gout.
Your body’s ability to discharge uric acid in the urine can be improved by raising the pH of your urine. Urine can hold 1,000 times more uric acid at a pH of 7 than it can at a pH of 5. Drinking alkaline water raises urine pH levels which makes the kidneys able to discharge acidic wastes more efficiently.
Benefits of improved urine pH: Raising urine pH makes the kidneys more effective at discharging acidic wastes. These wastes include heavy metals like mercury, harmful elements like fluoride, and other acidic wastes. Drinking alkaline water is highly recommended for cleansing/detoxification regimes for this reason.
Bone: If your lungs and kidneys can’t control your blood’s pH level, your bones act as an alkalinity source-of-last-resort for your body to neutralize acidity with. If your blood’s pH is low, it will dissolve calcium from your bones, which will neutralize the acidity. The only problem is, your body may not replace the calcium that was dissolved afterward. Over the long term, if your body depends on calcium from your bones to neutralize acidity, your bones will become weak and brittle.
You can protect your bones by drinking alkaline water. Research shows that drinking alkaline water reduces bone loss. Even the prestigious Mayo Clinic agrees that there is a link between drinking alkaline water and bone health! Unlike bone medications like Boniva, alkaline water is safe and recommended for long term use. Boniva and other bone medications are only recommended for use for up to 5 years.
Benefits of alkaline water for bone health: Drinking alkaline water lowers your rate of bone loss, which helps you keep the bone you’ve got. The best way to treat bone loss is to prevent it from happening.
Medical Studies that use Alkaline Water from a Water Ionizer
Alkaline water made by water ionizers has been studied since the early 1900’s. Some of the earliest studies were conducted in Russia, where it was determined that drinking ionized alkaline water could remove radiation from the body. Further research was conducted in Japan, which lead to water ionizers being certified as medical devices for the treatment of mild digestive upset.
Water Ionizer Medical Research
Heavy metals in body
88% of test subjects got relief
Reduces bone loss
Raises to healthy levels
Detoxifies 10 heavy metals
Helps weight loss
Reduces triglycerides and V/LDL
Reduced blood pressure
Reduces oxidation damage
Provides gradual relief
In all, there are over 40 studies that have been done on alkaline water that show that it has health benefits.
Water Ionizers Make Healthier Meals
What’s better for your health than a cleanse? Not putting toxins into your body in the first place! Alkaline water neutralizes acidic herbicide and pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables. Plain water doesn’t. You can protect your health against toxins by simply soaking your produce in a bowl of alkaline water for about 20 minutes prior to eating. You will actually see the alkaline water working, it will turn muddy brown after just a few minutes of soaking.
Protection you can count on: Alkaline water detoxifies Monsanto’s Roundup
Increase the antioxidant benefit of coffee and tea by making it with alkaline water. Ionized alkaline water made by a water ionizer has antioxidant potential, making coffee or tea with it improves the taste of both, and increases their antioxidant potential.
Triple the antioxidant benefit of citrus juices such as lemons. limes, and oranges. Alkaline water unlocks the full antioxidant potential of vitamin C and reduces the acidity of citrus beverages. Try having a twist of lemon in a glass of alkaline water when you first wake up, it’s a great eye-opener and really gets you going!
Acidic Water Benefits for Beauty and Garden
Water ionizers make two kinds of water at the same time: Alkaline and acidic. The acidic water isn’t for drinking, but it has other valuable uses:
Hair: If you have long hair (mine is nearly 3 ft long) you will love what the acidic water from a water ionizer does for your hair. Your hair has an acidic pH balance of between 3 – 3.5. Hard water from the tap leaves your hair dried out because it’s pH is too high for hair health. An acidic water rinse closes and compacts hair follicles, which leaves your hair soft, shiny, and manageable. It makes so much of a difference that I won’t wash my hair unless I have an acidic water rinse!
To use acidic water as a hair rinse: Simply bring a bottle of acidic water with you into the shower. Rinse your hair with it after shampooing, and before conditioning. For intensive care, add a capful of apple cider vinegar.
Skin: Acidic water acts as an astringent, it tightens and tones your skin. It is also good for treating minor burns and can help reduce the sting from a sunburn. Teenagers have found that acidic water can help reduce the appearance of acne.
To use acidic water as a skin treatment: Put acidic water into a spray bottle to make it convenient for use. As needed, simply spritz your skin with acidic water. You can also rinse with it after washing.
Plants love acidic water Plants prefer water with a pH of between 5 and 6, tap water is too alkaline for plants. Acidic water from a water ionizer will make a huge difference in your plant’s health. House plants look nicer, and garden vegetables produce higher yields.
How a water ionizer saves you money
A water ionizer will save you a lot of money over the cost of bottled alkaline water. If you tried to buy enough bottled alkaline water to drink, cook with, and detoxify your produce, you’d easily spend over $100 a month. A water ionizer makes alkaline water for less than 3 cents per gallon (the replacement cost of the filters).
I’ve had a water ionizer in my home for 5 years, and I honestly can’t live without it. The alkaline water it produces has had an amazing effect on my wife’s health. My health is robust, for me, alkaline water’s most notable effect is that it has improved my athletic performance, and the acidic water has been a miracle for my hair. Once you own a water ionizer, you’ll understand what makes an ionizer so indispensable too.
Yes, we can finance an ionizer for less than you’d pay for a month’s supply of bottled alkaline water. Call us at 855-790-8121 for a free no obligation consultation
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