There are many companies and organizations promoting water ionizers and water alkalinity these days. The main angle they are pushing is that the human body is not properly balanced and contains far too much acid because of poor diets and lack of physical activity among other reasons.
Increasing the alkaline level of the body and neutralizing the acid is claimed to lead to better health. This is what the advocates for water alkalinity state and they claim that the benefits include improved weight loss, the stopping of premature aging, and possibly the prevention of disease and infection because the free radicals that damage the cellular structure are neutralized from alkaline ionized water.
Alkaline ionized water has not been proven in the United Stated to cure or prevent any infections or decease. Yet in Asia and specifically Japan, water ionizers have been reviewed and certified as a medical devices and are proscribed by their doctors. Read More