'Raw Water': A New Health Craze That Is Actually Dangerous
'Raw Water': A New Health Craze That Is Actually Dangerous
Raw Water Is Water For Rich Idiots
13 January, 2018, 08:55
The proponents of untreated water say that treatment and filtering remove healthy minerals and bacteria or "probiotics". "On top of that they're putting in fluoride". You're in luck because "raw water" is now on the shelves, promising to bring none of the safety of tap water at a much higher cost.
Or, if you'd prefer to drink cleaner tap water, there are plenty of other filtration options out there to look into, including reverse osmosis filters, and of course, the good old-fashioned Brita. There are a few examples of people who got sick after drinking such water. And, Live Water's founder, who changed his name from Christopher Sanborn to Mukande Singh, per Fortune, claimed that public tap water is "toilet water with birth control drugs in it", which is spreading unsafe misinformation to the public.
Along the West Coast especially, raw water has become expensive as it is captured in bottles and sold to those seeking what they believe are the health benefits of it, The Washington Post reports.
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The company also says that "all other filtered and even bottled spring waters are sterilized with UV light, ozone gas, and a sub micron filter". Many communities reject adding fluoride to drinking water, even though it strengthens teeth and is safe at low doses.
Sure, some people might be anxious about drinking tap water but hello, we're not living in the 1800s - Britta filter has been out for years.
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"The earth constantly offers the purest substance on the planet as spring water". "Bottled water's controversial. We've curtailed our water selection". "It stays most fresh within one lunar cycle of delivery", he notes.
According to the World Health Organisation, drinking contaminated water causes over half a million diarrhoeal deaths every year.
Many people are not so convinced about the validity of this fad.
Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, who is an expert in assessing the risk of contamination in water, suggests that drinking raw water to get off the water grid is a risky idea.
Another raw water supplier, Live Water, in Los Angeles, Calif., claims a range of vague and scientifically unsupported health benefits. It's discouraging to see citizens in one of the world's richest countries kick all that away and expose themselves to the same dangers children in Africa are forced to bear just to feel better than their peers.
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