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Tap Water

Issues associated with tap water include the following:

Heart Disease: Soft Water vs. Hard Water

Sodium and Hypertension

Cancer: Hardness, TDS, and pH

Fluoridation

Chlorination: Heart Disease and Cancer

Animal Studies: Compelling Evidence

Heart Disease: Soft Water vs. Hard Water

Numerous studies have been published on the relationship between drinking water and cardiovascular mortality. Two beneficial factors continually stand out; hardness and total dissolved solids (TDS). Both are associated with lower mortality from heart disease.

Hardness refers to the amount of calcium and magnesium, or calcium carbonate in the water. The more calcium carbonates the harder the water; lower amounts equal softer the water. TDS is a measurement of all the minerals in the water, not just calcium or magnesium.

One major study, the British Regional Heart Study, analyzed 253 towns. They found 10% to 15% more cardiovascular deaths in soft water areas than in hard water areas. The ideal level of hardness was 170 mg/l.

Sources: References (15) (24) (29) (31) (38) (40) (41) (43) (44) (45)

Sodium and Hypertension

Some studies have reported that higher levels of sodium in drinking water resulted in higher blood pressure. However, most studies do not support this finding.

More importantly there are no studies showing a correlation between high levels of sodium in the drinking water and higher mortality rates.

Frequently, water supplies high in sodium is also high in the beneficial factors of hardness and total dissolved solids.

If we want to lower our sodium intake, we should look to our diets; 90% of all the sodium consumed in the food we eat.

Sources: References (4) (21) (24) (25) (26) (33) (39) (40) (41) (48)

Cancer: Hardness, TDS, and pH

It's estimated 60% to 80% of all cancers are environmental in origin. Several studies have demonstrated the presence of chemical carcinogens in surface, ground water, and municipal treated drinking water.

However, often overlooked are the beneficial properties in drinking water that can help protect us from cancer; namely total dissolved solids (TDS), hardness, and pH.

Burton and Cornhill analyzed the drinking water in the 100 largest cities in America. They found a 10% to 25% reduction in the amount of cancer deaths if the drinking water has a moderately high level of TDS (around 300 mg/l), if the water was hard, and if the water had an alkaline pH (above 7.0).

Drinking water with higher amounts of TDS and hardness results in lower heart disease and cancer mortality rates.

Sources References: (12) (13) (16) (20) (28)

Fluoridation

Fluoridation is a highly emotional and controversial issue in which it's difficult to separate fact from fiction. The bottom line: Is it effective? Is it safe?

After a forty-day fluoridation trial in Illinois, Judge Ronald A. Newman ruled, "a conclusion that fluoride is a safe effective means of promoting dental health cannot be supported by this record."

Fluoride toxicity has been linked to genetic damage in plants and animals, birth defects in humans, plus a series of allergic reactions ranging from fatigue, headaches, urinary tract irritations, diarrhea and many other problems.

Dr. Dean Burk, former researcher with the National Cancer Institute, claims "one tenth of all cancer deaths in this country can be shown to be linked to fluoridation of public drinking water."

Worldwide there is very little fluoridation. Countries that start usually end up stopping it.

Sources References (10) (11) (49) (53) (4)

Chlorination: Heart Disease and Cancer

Is the chlorine in our drinking water acting as a catalyst triggering tumor development both in atherosclerosis (heart disease) and cancer? In the late 1960s Joseph Price, MD, wrote a fascinating, yet largely ignored book entitled, Coronaries, Cholesterol, Chlorine. Based on his experiments he clearly demonstrates his conclusion that "nothing can negate the basic cause of atherosclerosis and heart attacks and most common forms of strokes is chlorine. The chlorine contained in drinking water."

Can chlorine be linked to cancer too? Chlorine combines with natural organic matter creating cancer-causing trihalomethanes (THMs).

Studies from Louisiana, New York, Maryland, and Ohio reveal where there are higher levels of THMs the result is higher levels of cancer. Proper water filtration systems can remove these carcinogens.

Sources: References (2 (14) (16) (18) (23) (30) (34) (35) (37) (51) (52)

Animal Studies: Compelling Evidence

Most animal experiments use water that is artificially made "hard" or "soft" to which harmful substances like cadmium, lead, chlorine or fluoride have been added. The typical results from these experiments are the animals drinking the hard water have less of the harmful agents in their tissues than the animals drinking the soft water.

The animal research dramatically supports the same conclusions observed from the human studies. Namely, hard water is healthier than soft water.

Sources: References (7) (20) (29) (38) (42) (43)

 

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