What is alkaline water and how does it affect our body?
Alkaline water has been in trend from the past few years. You must have heard from some top health experts about the benefits of alkaline water like anti-ageing, controls blood pressure and diabetes along with other long term benefits but this belief is still controversial to many but as far as its current status is considered the benefits which these health experts have stated is turning out to be true.
Now what’s alkaline water?
The “alkaline” in alkaline water refers to its pH level. The pH level is a number that measures how acidic or alkaline a substance is on a scale of 0 to 14.You must have heard about litmus paper it helps you in identifying about the acidity or alkaline level in various beverages and products.
For example lemon, orange, battery acid or vinegar is highly acidic in nature and thus increase the acid level in your stomach whereas products like distilled water or sea water are neutral in nature with a pH level of 7-8 and products like detergent and soap are highly alkaline in nature. Now some doctors suggest that because alkaline water has a higher pH level i.e. 8-9 and thus it helps in neutralizing the acid level in your body.
Some major health benefits of alkaline water are:
- anti-aging properties (via liquid antioxidants that absorb more quickly into the human body)
- immune system support
- hydration, skin health, and other detoxifying properties
- weight loss
- Control BP and diabetes
- Cancer resistance etc.
But does it really work?
According to the Mayo Clinic, regular water is best for most people. They state that there is no scientific evidence that fully verifies the claims made by supporters of alkaline water. However, there are some studies that suggest alkaline water might be helpful for certain conditions.
For example, a 2012 study Trusted Source found that drinking naturally carbonated artesian-well alkaline water with a pH of 8.8 may help deactivate pepsin, the main enzyme that causes acid reflux.
Another study suggested that drinking alkaline ionized water may have benefits for people with high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol.
Are there any side effects of alkaline water?
As per World Health Organization (WHO) excess consumption of product or beverages which are high in pH level is injurious to health for further read check here.
If a product is well tested and experimented than it helps in the trust building of its customer so is the case with alkaline water. The research about the benefits of alkaline water is still going on but before doubting on its benefit for once consider the water which passes through different rocks in the mountains and if you’ve ever tasted that water than you’ll understand that its quality is far better than what you get by installing a RO in your home and that mountain water is “Alkaline water”. We at Bepure want to give the best quality of water to our customer therefore our water purifier have alkaline property which provides you Antioxidant water, enhances hydration into our body and reduces the problems caused by Acid Re-flux.