ESSENTIA ALKALINE WATER – ESSENTIAL SNAKE OIL!

Nothing pisses me off more than people who capitalize on making false claims about water products. The general public grows increasingly concerned about the safety of water but unfortunately, have little orthodox education about this wonderful liquid. As a result, we have a perfect storm for opportunistic charlatans to sell snake-oil to unsuspecting health seekers. ESSENTIA ALKALINE WATER  is one such product. I came across it at a grocery store today and…

Can Drinking Water Be Too Pure?

Man is on a constant journey to find the ultimate drinking water. Pure water, pure water, I tell ya, damn it, we want pure water. Seems to make sense, doesn’t it? Yeah, well pure ain’t all it is cracked up to be. Zero Water likes to boast 0 TDS. 0 TDS is one of the designations of deionized water. The problem with drinking such water is that being totally devoid…

Demineralized Water Versus Distilled – Whats The Diff?

First of all they are produced by different processes. Demineralized water, also called deionized water is produced by passing water through beads of ion-exchange resin. There are two types of ion exchange resin; cation resin removed positively charged ions such as calcium, iron, magnesium, copper and lead; anion resin removes negatively charged ions such as chloride, iodide, and things like sulfate and nitrate. Cation resin is regenerated with hydrochloric or…