WIT Press


Studies And Observations On The Health Effects Of Drinking Electrolyzed-reduced Alkaline Water

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/WS110291

Volume

153

Pages

11

Page Range

317 - 327

Published

2011

Size

2,890 kb

Author(s)

B. Rubik

Abstract

Municipal drinking water, prefiltered and treated by partial electrolysis, followed by collecting the cathodic water that is alkaline (pH 8.5 to 9.5), shows a high negative oxidative reductive potential (ORP) (-150 to -250 mV) compared to untreated tap water (+150 mV) as well as smaller molecular clusters. A growing body of literature indicates beneficial effects from drinking this water by patients with diabetes and kidney disease, with improved outcomes and fewer medical complications. Additional studies suggest that this water increases the activity of a key detoxifying enzyme in the body, superoxide dismutase, which is central to protecting against free radical damage both in aging and chronic degenerative disease. Recent published studies on the health benefits of this drinking water are summarized. Evidence from live blood analysis from a case study suggests that drinking reduced alkaline water reduces blood cell stickiness, aggregation, and early clotting. Results suggest that long term consumption of this water slows the effects of aging and may improve the peripheral circulation; serve as an adjunct therapy for diabetes and kidney disorders; and help prevent cardiovascular and other chronic diseases. Keywords: ionized water, electrolyzed alkaline water, reduced water, microwater, microstructured water, energized water, red blood cells, erythrocytes, fibrin, cardiovascular health, diabetes, inflammation, cancer. 1 Introduction Water, which constitutes over 70% of the human body, is involved in virtually every function of life. It is an essential but often underrated necessity that is involved in most biochemical reactions; a constituent of the bodily fluids – blood, lymph, cerebrospinal fluid, saliva and other digestive fluids; joint

Keywords

ionized water, electrolyzed alkaline water, reduced water, microwater, microstructured water, energized water, red blood cells, erythrocytes, fibrin, cardiovascular health, diabetes, inflammation, cancer