The Great American Water Taste Test!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 22, 2018 12:00 pm

 
In early February, the 18th annual Great American Water Taste Test took place at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.  

After days of testing, judges finally found some clean tap water in America.

Over two days, water samples from around the country were blind-tasted by a panel of judges, tasked with finding a winner.  What are they looking for?  Taste, smell and clarity are the watchwords according to The National Rural Water Association, the main sponsor of the event.

Water Good Winner!

After some serious sipping, the gold medal was awarded to Arcadia Water Utility of Wisconsin, which beat off some stiff competition from the City of Salisbury, MD Paleo Water and the Southeast Water Users District,

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Water, Water Everywhere…

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 7, 2018 12:00 pm

 
It sounds obvious, but water is everywhere at the moment.  From Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water cleaning up during awards season; the reckless craze for so-called “Raw Water”; the fact that South Africa’s Cape Town is about to reach Day Zero when the water runs out, and closer to home, that America’s own water supply is barely out of the news these days.  

Water is making headlines every day.
What Do We Want From Water?

Water is big news.  Of course it is, it’s a massive part of our lives.  We depend on it for life itself and yet we’re all guilty of wasting it from time to time.  So how did we become so complacent

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Half of All Americans Have Radiation in Their Water

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 1, 2018 12:00 pm

 
According to this report published in January by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), 173 million people – around half of all Americans – have been exposed to radiation in their drinking water.  That means an increase in the possibility of developing certain types of cancer and can also have a detrimental effect on fetal development.  

Radioactive elements enter our groundwater…and stay there.
The “Erin Brockovich” Chemical

By studying 50,000 water systems countrywide, the EWG found that millions of people across 50 states are drinking water that contains radioactive contaminants; including the most commonly-occurring radioactive element, radium.

In Texas – one of the worst affected states – up to 80% of homes are supplied with water containing potentially dangerous levels

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Just Add Salt?  The New Way that Salt is Harming Our Health

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 23, 2018 7:00 am

 
Something else has been identified as a potential health hazard in our water.  To add to the cocktail of potential contaminants that flow out of taps across America, salt has recently been identified as the latest water worry.  

Do you really need more salt?
How Our Soil Gets Salty

Increased use of road salt is a major cause, as is mining, fossil-fuel production and the use of some fertilizers.  The salt seeps into the ground where excessive sodium dislodges the stable soil minerals such as calcium and potassium, changing the composition of the soil itself.

Of course, whatever is in the soil will end up seeping through to our water supply.  The salty water eventually trickles through the layers

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Don’t Start Your New Year Detox Until You Read This!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 9, 2018 7:00 am

 
It’s here…that time of year when we look to our less healthy habits and try to quit them, or at least improve them where possible!

Eating whole, fresh foods is a great way to detox.
Let’s Get This Detox Started!

One popular way of kick-starting a new, healthy approach is by detoxing. For some, detoxing is giving up one or two things – alcohol for example – and for others, it’s about cleansing your system and heading into the New Year feeling refreshed and healthier.

Extreme Clean?

While a few people favor an extreme approach to detoxing, for most of us, that’s not practical or desirable.   Much more realistic is our simple, 3-point version that will enable you to

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Which Important Resolution Should You Make This Year?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 4, 2018 12:00 pm

 
It’s that time of year again!  The tinsel is packed away, the present buying frenzy is but a distant memory and our thoughts turn to New Year resolutions.

How many of us feel like exactly like this, post-Christmas?
What Do You Want to Change?

It’s easy to be blasĂ© about making resolutions, and lots of people don’t bother on the basis that if we want to change something, then we should get on and do it, instead of waiting for the “right” date in the calendar.

But that’s ignoring the special lure of resolution making.  If you want to change something in your life and stick to it, then New Year is the perfect opportunity.  New broom, clean room, …

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Why Your Dentist Dreads Christmas!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 29, 2017 12:00 pm

 
Okay, maybe not dreads Christmas.  But dentists are hyper aware of the damage that sweet things such as candy and soda do to our teeth.  

Therefore Christmas, arriving as it does, on a fresh wave of sweetness in the wake of that great testament to candy itself, Halloween, poses all kinds of threats to our teeth unless we take extra good care of them.

This is the stuff of nightmares for your dentist!
The Usual Suspects

As well as sugar, many people often consume more alcohol than usual around the holidays.  Alcohol attacks teeth in two ways: firstly with the sugar it contains and secondly with acid, which damages enamel.  

So you clean your teeth and visit your

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Twelve Days of a Tyent Christmas – Part Two!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 19, 2017 12:45 pm

 

We hope that you’ve been diligently practicing the first part of our very own Christmas Carol, The Twelve Days of a Tyent Christmas, just in time to impress friends and neighbors with your festive musical talents.

Without further ado, let’s enjoy the final part of our carol!

On the Seventh Day of Christmas, My Water Ionizer Gave to Me… a Useful Household Cleaner

Turbo water from your ionizer makes a fantastic, natural cleaning spray around the home.

On the Eighth Day of Christmas, My Water Ionizer Gave to Me…an Effective Natural Mouthwash

 Acidic Turbo water makes a brilliant mouthwash that helps to keep bacteria at bay.

 On the Ninth Day of Christmas, My Water Ionizer Gave to Me…a

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Forget Detox. It’s Time to Pretox.

Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 13, 2017 3:50 pm

Detox is for January.  We will reach those cold, post-Christmas days soon enough.  Our glittery Christmas dress hung away, its sparkle dimmed at the back of the closet and the freezer filled with little vacuum packs of turkey.

Woman sleeping peacefully...
Get some Zzz’s in while you can!

But for now, the buzzword is Pretox.

Prepare Your Body

From now until the start of the Christmas frenzy is the perfect time to prepare your body for the onslaught of less sleep, more socializing, rich food and higher levels of alcohol than you perhaps usually consume.

In order to feel strong and healthy over the holidays, so that you’re always up for more festive fun, follow our five-point Pretox checklist!

  1. Get some sleep
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Want to Know the Secret to the Best Thanksgiving Turkey Ever?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 16, 2017 12:00 pm

 
Sure you do!  As we approach the holiday season, our thoughts turn to the wonderful dishes that we traditionally serve as part of the feast.  Of course, the centerpiece of most tables is the turkey!

Even better when brined!
Just add Tyent Alkaline Water…

Now a roast turkey with all the trimmings is a thing of joy, but there’s a super easy chef’s trick that can make your turkey even more flavorsome and moist than ever before.  You might even have heard about it – brining!  That’s right, simply leaving your turkey to marinade in a solution of salt water can make a good turkey into a truly great one!

Bring Out the Best Flavor!

The simple process of …

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