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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Drink Your Water!

Drink Your Water!

Hey y'all!

As promised in the video, I want to share a few links to some blog posts I write earlier this year on the importance of drinking water.

This post has a great tool for finding out the toxins in your city's water supply. This is a 2007 article, so hopefully some cities have cleaned up their water supply by now:

This post gives some great information on fluoride in our drinking water and why it is so important to get fluoride out out of your life:

And here is a post on fluoride in bottled water for babies- the news just about blew my mind:

How much water should we be drinking?

My favorite source for the health benefits of water is a book called Your Body's Many Cries for Water by the late Dr. Fereydoon Batmanghelidj. This may have been the first book on natural healing that I ever read. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised at how many illnesses can be reversed simply by drinking more water. 

You may download a free copy of Your Body's Many Cries for Water by clicking the link. It's a pdf file.

"Dr. Batman," as he was lovingly called, among any number of professional athletes and health professionals, will state that we should drink a minimum of half our body weight in ounces of water. So if we weigh 120 pounds, we should drink 60 ounces of water, or roughly a half gallon (2 liters). If we weigh 240 pounds, we should drink a whole gallon of water as a minimum (4 liter).

This is pure water, not the equivalent liquid in coffee, sodas, tea, energy drinks, or sports drinks.

As I said in the video, I knock out 16 ounces (a half liter) first thing in the morning, and I have already lost a pound by doing it. The water gets into the colon and kidneys, and starts loosening up toxic waste. It plumps up every cell in the body, so each one can do a better job. 

Hopefully by continuing this habit I will lose more weight, have more energy, and improve the texture of my skin.

Please leave a comment and let me know what positive changes you experience by drinking more water.


  1. Water is the primary liquid that our body needs and I agree on this one. But on my opinion, water is not enough to remove the entire toxin within our body, I drink tulsi tea as an alternative to water because I found out that tea also have the capability of removing toxins within our body too.

  2. Thank you for your comment, Hanna! I love drinking tea for a number of reasons! I have never tried tulsi tea, but I did write an article on tulsi for Natural I am really impressed with the herb.

  3. It's necessary not only to drink water, but also know how to maintain it:
    Stay Watered.
    By the way, I followed you up with GFC, it'd be great if you follow me back.