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Alkaline vs Acidic in the body & Product Review: Healthy Habits Ionpod & Essentia Water

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Healthy Habits IonPod Portable Alkalizing Water Bottle Features: Alkalizing and energizing water bottle. Changes body’s pH level from acid to alkaline, the healthy recommendation. Alkalize and energize ordinary water or purified water. Increases the pH of ordinary tap water in minutes. Lowers the ORP of ordinary tap water in minutes. Reduces acidity. Reduce premature aging. Increases hydration. Purge your body of toxins and acids. Reusable stainless steel construction. Lasts for up to 1 year. Includes instruction manual. Description:Purge your body of toxins and acids with Healthy Habits IonPod, a reusable stainless steel water bottle.

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First of all:
The girl pictured above must be 4’9″ and 89lbs because the ionpod looks huge in her hand!

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This thing is tiny!! I would have to refill it about 20 times in a single day! In order for it to change the PH to 10, I have read that you must leave the water in it overnight so that’s about 6-8 hours. So I can use the bottle only twice a day, I would have to buy 10 of them and have them strategically placed all over the house and office. That’s insane! This thing is useless!! Do not buy it!!

I tried it last night: it only holds 10oz (you can squeeze in 11oz) I drink a gallon a day, that’s 128oz! What is 10oz going to do for me…

The taste isn’t that bad.

I went to whole foods today and bought a bottle of Essentia 9.5pH water 50.7oz for $1.99. The taste is smooth not bad.

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Save your money to buy the machine which usually runs in the thousands $$

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That’s $1200 pictured above and $1795 below

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Are they worth it?

A water ionizer is an appliance that ionizes water. Although there is no empirical evidence that ionized water is beneficial to human health, it is marketed with claims that it is an antioxidant and can slow aging and prevent disease. Such claims contradict basic laws of chemistry and physiology.
-Wikipedia

Alkaline Water

I just recently discovered how important pH balance is for the body. As it turns out, the body should be more alkaline than acidic. I found that interesting, since alkaline is my screen name. Here is some information on the subject.

Acid-Alkaline Balance

Proper Health starts with the correct acid-alkaline balance in your body. The pH level (acid – alkaline measurement) of our internal fluids affects every cell in our bodies. Extended acid imbalances of any kind can overwhelm your body, and lead to health complications.

Just as the body regulates its temperature in a rigid manner, so will it manage to preserve a very narrow pH range – especially in the blood. As a matter of fact, the body will go to such great lengths to maintain a blood pH of 7.365 that it will even create stress on other tissues, body systems, and organs to do so. Chronic acidity will interrupt all cellular activities and functions – it interferes with life itself.

When the pH of the body gets out of balance (too acidic), we may experience low energy, fatigue, excess weight, poor digestion, aches and pains, and even more serious disorders.

The cycle of acidity begins primarily as a result of three things:

1. Ingesting acids. Eating too many acidifying foods like processed sugar, meats, dairy, coffee, alcohol, etc. Create an acid ash in the body. These acids can overload the body’s ability to neutralize them.

2. Creation of acids. Pathogens and microforms create acidifying toxins in the body. As the body becomes more and more acidic, bad bacteria, yeasts and other microforms proliferate in the body. Since these organisms are living, they eat as well as create resulting toxins. These toxins are often very acidifying.

3. Improper elimination of acids. Not all acids are the same; some are weak and some are strong. Weak acids like citric acid are much easier to neutralize than strong acids like uric acid. The body uses many systems in order to buffer acids including breath, mineral reserves, and fat. When the body’s buffering systems become compromised, excess acids build up.

The process of reestablishing acid-alkaline balance begins with proper diet and nutrition. This includes eating alkalizing foods (vegetables, low sugar fruits, etc.), super hydration (drinking plenty of alkaline water that is ionic and structured), and proper supplementation.
-alkaline.org

I’ve had the Ionpod for 2 days and the medallion on the top of the lid fell off already! It hasn’t left my room except for initial cleaning and refilling in the kitchen. Then, it goes back to my dresser on a coaster. What a piece of junk! Save your money for the machine!

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