Tag: water

Home Remedy: Water Kefir

It seems not a day goes by in the clinic when I haven’t espoused the benefits of incorporating fermented foods into my patients’ diet.  Given my outspoken passion for home fermenting, I sometimes wonder if my patients think I might bubble and explode from all the probiotic rich foods and beverages I consume on a […]

Hydrating Yourself to Death

We have been told that we are mostly made up of water and that we should drink a minimum of 64 ounces a day to maintain hydration; perhaps more if we are active and sweat a lot.  Being a skeptic of standardized recommendations that negate our body’s wisdom and its numerous means to communicate to […]

Thirsty For Health

If you have read the previous post on hydration, you will know that drinking too much water can be as problematic as consuming too little.  Nonetheless, our bodies do require the proper amount of fresh water as well as a clean source of water to cook with.  We must therefore be as vigilant accessing unpolluted […]

Is Your Drinking Water Safe? How to Test and Purify Water

Is Your Drinking Water Safe? How to Test and Purify Water

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.6″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Once upon a time, most freshwater was pure and drinkable.¬† Back then, a major risk was contracting a waterborne infection such as giardia. Now, contaminants from factories, industrial farms, and transportation hubs permeate the water table.¬†Industrial waste and agrochemical runoff […]