If you don’t use a water filter, then you are one! All my patients know how passionate I am to get them to use a water filter if they don’t already. Reducing toxic load in our bodies is one of the best things we can do as a preventative measure to maintain good health. Boiling water does not remove toxins such as particulates, trihalomethanes (from chlorine), heavy metals, bacteria and parasites. Drinking filtered water means you are not consuming these toxins and you become better hydrated. Continue reading
Regular consumption of clean fresh water prevents fatigue, lethargy, false appetite, bowel accumulation and kidney stress. However, how clean and fresh is our water? Did you know that conventional water treatment is inadequate against chlorine resistant organisms such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium, viruses and a variety of other parasites? Approximately 1/3 of Australians suffer irritable bowel syndrome. The cause has not yet been established, but waterborne viruses and parasites are high on the list of suspects.