Water Myth #7: The Amazing, Stupendous “Alkaline water”.

One of the most well traveled water myths is that of alkaline water and its supposed health benefits. These claims are simple pseudoscience. The claims sound good and you want to believe them, but they are not based on facts or science. Dr. Stephen Lower is a retired chemistry professor of Simon Frasier University and…

What about Alkaline Water?

Alkaline water is something that has received a lot of hype lately, but the whole idea of alkaline water falls under the concept of pseudoscience. As you probably realize by now, I believe in pure water….not water with other substances (contaminants) in it. When water is processed through the equipment that produces alkaline water (ionizers),…

“Magic” Water

There is an interesting human condition that drives us to look for the “magic” bullet that’s going to make everything all better. We seek that special pill or a drink of a special kind of water that will miraculously get rid of our problems. It’s the eternal search for the fountain of youth. This search…