Ion-free water for human consumption?

Colin Bigam cbigam at cts.com
Sat Oct 5 07:51:10 EST 1996


Thusly spake bradenp at ix.netcom.com (Pat Braden):

>On 6 Oct 1996 00:09:50 GMT, "Uncle Bob" <degerberg at aol.com> wrote:

>>DI water makes superb coffee since there is nothing in it to screw up the
>>good coffee beans. I used it for years.
>>
>>Uncle Bob

>Yeah, but it makes really bland tea, which is why I drink coffee at
>work.  DI water is free of objectionable taste and we use it at work
>in place of tap water for just about everything.  Also, many people
>who think it's bad probably don't realize that they've been drinking
>it for years.  The same company that services our commercial deionizer
>also services those super market kiosks that dispense purified water.

>I first heard the myth that deionized water was bad for you in the
>late 1970's.  At the time it seemed to come from the health nuts who
>claimed Aluminum pots cause altzheimers and western (i.e. scientific)
>medicine doesn't really know anything about nutrition.  

>Pat Braden
>bradenp at ix.netcom.com

Just a note;
There _is_ reasonable evidence that Aluminium is linked to Alzheimer's
disease, although the details are still elusive.

Colin


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