Distillation (noun) the action of purifying a liquid by a process of heating and cooling
We most frequently associate distillation with the production of alcoholic spirits, but any liquid can be distilled. When water is distilled, it loses some of its best properties which is why alkaline water from a Tyent water ionizer will always be superior to distilled water.
What is Distilled Water?
Distilled water, then, is water that has been boiled, evaporated, had its vapors captured, and was condensed back into H2O. It is not the process, but the effect of the process on the water that makes distilled water a dangerous beverage.
5 Reasons to Never Drink Distilled Water
- Distilled Water is Acidic
We know that the healthiest state for the body is slightly alkaline, something that alkaline water ionizers encourage. However, distilled water actually tends to be acidic because it dissolves carbon dioxide from the air.
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says,
“Distilled water, being essentially mineral-free, is very aggressive, in that it tends to dissolve substances with which it is in contact. Notably, carbon dioxide from the air is rapidly absorbed, making the water acidic and even more aggressive.”
- Dissolved Minerals Are Absent
The process of distillation removes all the beneficial electrolytes and trace minerals from distilled water, leaving it essentially neutral. Remember, many nutrients found in water in small quantities are vital to human health and mineral deficiencies can cause health problems over the long term.
- Soft Drinks Are Made From Distilled Water
Terrifying facts swirl around soft drinks. They are blamed for obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes, high blood pressure and more. Part of the reason is because soft drinks are made from distilled water that saps the body of healthy minerals and excretes them.
- Acid Build Ups Cause Aging and Disease
The leading theory of aging and disease is acid build up in the body which, overtime, oxidizes cells, ripping electrons and causing pre-mature aging and disease. Why drink something like distilled water that will speed up the process?
- Alkaline Water is a Readily Available Substitute
Finally, the most convincing reason to never drink distilled water is because alkaline water is so readily available today. Tyent alkaline water ionizers are a perfect, healthy substitute and can be installed in any home, anywhere.
If you are interested in antioxidant-rich alkaline water and all the health benefits it provides, visit the Tyent Water Ionizer Buyer’s Guide for more information.
And, stay away from distilled water!