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Alkaline Mineral Water: Are You Getting the Real Thing?

6 Important points to make sure you get the REAL Alkaline Mineral Water Make sure the alkaline mineral water you buy fits in with your total intake. Excess calcium, for instance, can be as bad as not enough calcium.  Alkaline Mineral water means ...
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Bacteria Fungi & Viruses Sizes

Bacteria, Fungi and Viruses, Sizes and Significance (Sizes in Micrometers – MM)   Note:  Most are above 0.1M in size.  None are below 0.01 in size. Organism Microbial Group Rod Length µm Rod or Coccus Diameter µm Source Significan...
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Chlorine

What is Chlorine? Chlorine is a chemical element with the symbol Cl and atomic number 17. The second-lightest of the halogens, it appears between fluorine and bromine in the periodic table and its properties are mostly intermediate between them.  C...
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Fluoride Documentary

There are 9 parts to this fluoride video documentary Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9
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Fluoride In Drinking Water

Is Fluoridated Drinking Water Safe? Mineral fluoride in our community drinking water supply has been debated ever since it was introduced back in the mid-1940s with the aim to prevent tooth decay. The evidence is mounting that in an era of fluoridat...
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Heavy Metals

What are Heavy Metals? (Wikipedia) The earliest known metals—common metals such as iron, copper, and tin, and precious metals such as silver, gold, and platinum—are heavy metals. From 1809 onward, light metals, such as magnesium, aluminium, and tit...
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How do I Compare Electric Water Ionizers?

It isn’t easy. The reason? It has very little to do with the actual machines; it’s much more to do with the ways they are sold. Multilevel Marketing When MLM is involved, we have observed a very obvious reduction in the quality of the informa...
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How Good Is Your Drinking Water?

If all clean water looks the same, how much can it actually vary? And how much difference can it make to our health? What makes the UltraStream so good? The patented 8 step filtration process filters, ionises, alkalises and generates high le...
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How much water should I drink?

HOW MUCH WATER SHOULD I DRINK EACH DAY? IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR GOOGLE SEARCH TERMS IN THE WORLD. There’s no hard and fast rule when it comes to hydration. Aside from helping digestion and absorption of food, water regulates body temperature,...
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Microplastics

What are Microplastics? Microplastics are very small pieces of plastic that pollute the environment. Microplastics are not a specific kind of plastic, but rather any type of plastic fragment that is less than 5mm in length according to the U.S. Nati...
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Nitrates in Drinking Water

Many water supplies in Australia are derived from groundwater or bore water. Groundwater often can contain a number of chemical compounds. When nitrogen fertilizers are used to enrich soils, nitrates may be carried by rain, irrigation, and other s...
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Pesticides

7 Fast Facts About Pesticides in Australia (and the world) With one of the Western world’s strongest agrarian economies, it will come as a little surprise to learn that Australia is a prolific producer and consumer of pesticides. Austral...
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PFOAs – Firefighting foam: Carcinogenic water polluter

NEWS Headlines...  "Defence admits three-year delay in warning people about toxic foam danger" Breaking News... Defence is now tackling perfluorinated chemical pollution — the source of which was the widespread use of firefighting foam — at no fewer ...
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Reverse Osmosis Water Filters

Reverse osmosis (RO) is a water purification technology that uses a semi-permeable membrane to remove ions, molecules, and larger particles from drinking water. In reverse osmosis, the applied pressure is used to overcome osmotic pressure. Reverse...
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The Truth About Your Drinking Water

What does water really do for us? The body can live for 5 weeks without food but only 5 days without water. Most bottled water is processed water. Tap water is processed and chemically treated water. The body doesn’t recognize processed f...
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Trihalomethanes

Elevated levels At elevated levels, THMs have been associated with negative health effects such as cancer and adverse reproductive outcomes. Trihalomethanes (THM) are a group of four chemicals that are formed along with other disinfection byprodu...
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UltraStream vs Electric Water Ionizers

It’s not just a water filter, it’s a complete health system! There’s a new kid on the block and he’s causing trouble among the establishment. UltraStream by AlkaWay has swept away the complexity, the repairs, the maintenance, and the mystery of the ...
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Water filter Comparison Discussion

Carbon water filter, London, England, 1890-1915 Water Filters and Water Purifiers: How do you know what's really the best? A Discussion with Ian Blair Hamilton, Founder. Comparing water filters or water purifiers is a bit like running with the ...
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Water filters: how are they tested and how are the tests used to sell you?

If you’re looking at buying the best water filter, wouldn’t you like to know it will do what it says? Unfortunately, 99% of water filters on the market are sold in the knowledge that you don’t know and will probably decide to believe what they tell ...
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Water Filtration Overview

Water Ionizer vendors as a whole have very little experience in the water filter industry. That’s why most alkaline water ionizer vendors have been able to offer only very basic filtration with a very expensive water ionizer. At AlkaWay we’ve alw...
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