"Tim Tyler" <tim at tt1.org> wrote in message news:HJo1EF.8AK at bath.ac.uk...
> In sci.life-extension Ian Goddard <igoddard at erols.mon> wrote:
> : "Tumbleweed" <tumbleweednews at theobvioushotmail.com> wrote:
>> :>> "These findings suggest that water quality may impact
> :>> on human health in the setting of increased circulating
> :>> cholesterol levels, and could illustrate a truly simple
> :>> life-style change that could be of benefit in AD."
> :>*Simple* life style change? I doubt it since it would be practically
> :>impossible to only ingest liquids made from distilled water over your
> :>lifetime. In a lab trial its easy to restrict the liquid intake of a
> :>in a cage, but unless you only ever drink water and no other liquids,
> :>would be a close to impossible task.
>> : IAN: It's not an all-or-nothing situation. Given that you should
> : drink several cups of water every day, try to make them distilled
> : water. Distilled water can be purchased in most grocery stores; or
> : preferably, distill your own water. [...]
>> : The amount of residue removed by distillation from a couple gallons
> : of water is remarkable. When you realize that junk would have
> : otherwise been inside you, you actually see the case for distillation.
>> The body needs minerals to live. Too few are as bad as too many.
>> Distilled water seems controversial. Here's what the naysayers say:
Use supplements for the essential minerals. BTW,
the most ardent tea connoisseur I've ever known
always use distilled water for his tea because he be-
lieved that distilled water made a better cuppa.