Water Ionizers: Who Is Telling The Truth?
Although current research into the benefits of drinking alkaline water has a long way to go there is evidence that switching to alkaline water might be the key to preventing the onset of many diseases. However, the opinions of many doctors, nutritionists and scientists differ on how beneficial alkaline water actually is, or whether it has any benefits at all. On one hand you have the advocate’s extoling the virtues of this modern elixir, on the other the debunkers put it down to marketing hype used by water ionizer salesmen with no substantive evidence to back up their claims.
The truth is there are crackpots on both sides of the fence, both anti and pro alkaline water, spreading disinformation and Pseudoscience. So who do you believe?
If you listen to Brussels bureaucrats water doesn’t even hydrate. They just spent three years researching this and a great deal of tax payers money to prove it. The nonsensical claim has met with ridicule, but none the less, it is now illegal in European countries to claim that water hydrates.
Multi Level Marketing
The last person I would listen to is someone involved in selling water ionizers through a Multi Level Marketing scheme. Not because the water ionizers they sell don’t work but because you are being ripped off. Prices become inflated in order to pay the Multi Levels of commissions that this form of pyramid selling requires.
Water Ionizer Retailers and Manufacturers
Nor would I take too much notice of the marketing literature and messages broadcast by companies selling water ionizers. Marketing is a necessary part of commerce, it feeds on the needs and wants of potential customers and by its very nature is slanted and one sided.
The Scientific Community
Until the current research is complete the scientific community can’t really help either. Eminent scientist Ray Kurzweil and nutritionist Dr. Robert Young champion drinking alkaline water and switching to an alkaline diet. Yet others of equal repute, such as Dr Mercola, are less than enthusiastic about the health claims associated with alkaline water.
The people that you should be talking to are those that own a water ionizer and drink alkaline water regularly on a daily basis. The bureaucrats, marketers, debunkers and scientists and their agendas can’t be avoided - just try researching water ionizers or the benefits of alkaline water online and you will quickly see what I mean. Their mixed messages only serve to confuse.
So I would like to hear comments from people who own a water ionizer and regularly drink alkaline water. However, just so we keep out the marketers and the debunkers please, if possible, upload a picture that clearly shows you and your water ionizer with your comment.