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Drinking Water

If you knew what was in tap water you would never drink it again

(NaturalNews) Water is essential to all life on Earth. When it comes to humans, our bodies require water for virtually every biological process needed to stay alive.
Playing a crucial part in the body's overall digestive system, water helps to flush out your kidneys and liver, and to rid your body of any previously ingested toxins.

Uranium Contaminates Drinking Water – Sodium Bicarbonate Clears the Kidneys and Soil of Uranium

Dr. Mark Sircus, December 14, 2015
In the western United States notices are springing up, Uranium, the notices warn, tests at levels considered unsafe by federal and state standards. The notices say you can drink the water — but if you drink the water over a period of time, you can get cancer.

America's third-world government dumps fluoride in drinking water while Ethiopia seeks to remove toxin from water to protect public health

By Huff: (NaturalNews) It's a prolific disease that's ravaging some areas of Africa and causing permanent health damage among residents. No, we're not talking about malaria or AIDS -- fluorosis, a health condition triggered by exposure to fluoride, is damaging people's teeth and skeletal structures throughout Ethiopia, so much so that health authorities there are working feverishly to get it out of the water supplies to protect public health.

Roundup harms human endocrine system at levels allowed in drinking water, study shows

By Gutierrez: (NaturalNews) The blockbuster herbicide Roundup causes damage to the human endocrine system at levels that people could easily -- and legally -- be exposed to, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Flinders University in Australia. The researchers found that, in a laboratory study, Roundup killed cells responsible for producing progesterone in women, leading to a drop in levels of that hormone. The effects were seen at Roundup levels currently permitted in Australian drinking water, which 1 mg/L.

Scientists suggest government should add psych meds to public drinking water

By Gutierrez: (NaturalNews) With a study currently underway in Scotland to assess whether lithium in drinking water is linked with lower suicide rates, we may soon see a renewed push to add yet another bioactive substance to public water supplies.

Obama "dramatically" increases allowable levels of radiation in drinking water

By Benson: (NaturalNews) As radioactive pollution continues to accumulate throughout the environment as a result of nuclear incidents like Fukushima, the U.S. government's response is not to try to mitigate this threat to public health but rather to increase the official maximum exposure levels and basically redefine how much radiation is considered safe.

60 percent of China's drinking water too polluted to drink; this is where many of your herbs, protein powders and superfoods are


China's longstanding reputation as the world's worst polluting country has once again been affirmed following the release of a new government report on the quality of the nation's drinking water. The Ministry of Land and Resources reportedly notified state media that an overwhelming 60 percent of the groundwater in China is now too polluted to drink, up from 57.4 percent two years ago.

'Environmental catastrophe' declared in Chile as arsenic contamination detected in water at up to 360 times accepted levels


An arid region of Chile off the South Pacific Coast has been declared an environmental catastrophe after tests revealed the presence of toxic heavy metals like lead and arsenic in rivers, lakes and groundwater serving nearby population centers. The Santiago Times reports that the city of Arica is particularly affected, as contaminated water piped into the city is making children sick.

Drinking more water essential to improved mood, increased energy


By the time a person feels thirsty, dehydration has already kicked in. This not only means that the urge to quench thirst is strong, but unfortunately, that the body's mood, mental ability and energy levels have already been compromised. "Our thirst sensation doesn't really appear until we are 1 or 2 percent dehydrated. By then dehydration is already setting in and starting to impact how our mind and body perform," says Lawrence E. Armstrong, professor of physiology at the University of Connecticut. Armstrong was also the lead researcher in a study on the subject of hydration, which reinforced the importance of drinking plenty of water.

Scientist discovers way to extract clean drinking water from tree bark


One of the biggest nutritional problems facing the planet today is the availability of clean drinking water. In fact, according to some estimates, close to 800 million people do not have regular access to clean water, and 3.4 million die each year from a water-related issue such as dehydration, sanitation or hygiene-related causes.