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by 1418 · about 5 hours ago

My skin isn't dry but the last time I went into ketosis (and first time also), my skin got so dry, my hands where dry and it looked like the "scales" on it were larger if you know what I mean. It was worse when I woke up. My lips also got really... (more)

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Hector 0 · April 27, 2012 at 7:47 AM

I guess is because once you don't eat too much carbs, you lose water from the muscles at the beginning. I think you should drink more water. But i'm not an expert, sorry.

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by 491 · about 5 hours ago

Hi Guys, I've been doing some research on the best form and dosage of magnesium, but I am quite surprised by the various different types you can get: ascorbate, aspartate, chelate, citrate, glycinate, malate, oxide, plus more! Even more worrying... (more)

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Rick_Kiessig 0 · March 11, 2010 at 11:01 PM

Mg in river water is generally in ionic form (Mg+2), though it can also be hydroxide. However, the concentrations are normally very low, roughly 2 ppm--which really isn't enough to be considered a dietary source. Animal products are an excellent... (more)

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by 129 · about 5 hours ago

This sounds crazy to me but was reading on a nutrition forum that distilled water is unhealthy because all the minerals are removed. Also said that purified water is acidic to the body? That it takes away minerals from the body? I drink reverse... (more)

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shwick 0 · September 11, 2014 at 1:34 PM

You are just beginning to scratch the surface my friend :D There is much conflicting info on which water is best. I decided to go with remineralized reverse osmosis water in steel containers. Plastic containers contain xeno-estrogens, even the... (more)

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by 8 · about 5 hours ago

Wanted to get a consensus opinion on this, since there hasn't been a post here comparing these two specifically. For context, I live in upstate NY, and the water from the tap is relatively clean. It has no chlorine added I believe, and tastes... (more)

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BobK 0 · August 24, 2014 at 4:21 PM

NYC is noted for great tap water.  "Each day, more than 1 billion gallons of fresh, clean water is delivered from large upstate reservoirs—some more than 125 miles from the City". Where upstate are you? You can get a water report... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I would like some recommendations for a good coconut water. I was at Walmart and found a few. I purchased Zico and One Coconut Water. I have tried the Zico and it is okay. I have not tried the other yet. I am not sure what coconut water is... (more)

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paleot 0 · July 30, 2014 at 5:12 PM

I like to buy 4x young coconuts at a time. I run a liter once a week or so through water kefir grains for a short 12-24hr cycle, then cork and refrigerate for 3-4 days before it's ready (with organic cane sugar batches between ferments.) After I... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Because water from "spring" sources has basically no electrolytes or minerals, for the past year or two I've been putting lemons and/or limes in the plastic gallon jugs of water in the fridge to mitigate this risk. It never really occurred to me... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 07, 2014 at 11:28 AM

BPA-free alternatives aren't better than BPA really. They're just less tested. BPA itself is not that bad, there's not a whole lot of good evidence against it.

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I've found that I'm making 3 or 4 trips to the toilet at night, despite not or barely topping up on water at night. I know water loss is common on any low carb diet, but how long does it go on for? Any other related factors I could consider? (more)

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RonBurgundy 0 · January 21, 2014 at 7:26 AM

@Asclepius by low carb I meant low in grains and sugar...I'll have to watch my terms on here as I tend to throw the word carb around as a catch all term! Blood pressure wise, mine has always been low. (more)

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by 5828 · about 5 hours ago

When I'm consuming lots of fat I'm never thirsty. I do get some liquid from bone broth that I use as a soup base for many of my meals but I rarely just drink water. I've read on the web that one should drink lots of water on a ketogenic... (more)

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James_3 0 · December 30, 2013 at 5:03 PM

As far as I know, there's no research specifically on keto diets and hydration. There's some evidence from the epileptic keto diets that not enough hydration on a keto diet causes more problems (more susceptible to kidney stones). ... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Hey everyone.. So I've been on Paleo for about a month now. Doing really well, have treated myself once in a while but overall eating supper healthy. Since I've been on Paleo, all I drink is water (I try to drink 2-4 L in a day, all depends... (more)

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Nvor 0 · December 19, 2013 at 3:27 PM

Clear urine is usually the result of the bulk of the waste product being just water. This isn't as "pure" nor desirable as it may sound. A healthy body is a machine and a machine produces waste. The waste that we produce that exits via urine... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I have a HUGE problem with water retention. I know this because my arms and legs receive indents in the skin from even small pressure. For example, I will rest my purse on my knees and get marks, I will sit on grass and have grass-shaped indents... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · September 19, 2013 at 8:35 PM

quick googling gave me this http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/the-5-signs-you-are-holding-water-and-3-fast-solutions-anyone-can-follow not drinking enough water(not very intuitive), eating too much salty food, menstration, pregnancy,... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

So Three months ago I did a water fast. I did it for the cleanse but also too loose weight. Before I was 58 kg and i'm 163 cm tall. Before the fast I could eat basically whatever I wanted and how much I wanted without gaining anything. I did the... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · September 02, 2013 at 2:30 PM

How about this brilliant idea....Don't do either fast, and just eat real wholesome foods, in moderation, and get some exercise. Fasting like you are proposing will cause you to lose water weight, and will tell your body to store fat as soon as... (more)

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by 529 · about 5 hours ago

I've always found tap water generally unpleasant. I want to hydrate/ find a solution to tasty/healthy/clean-feeling water. (TL;DR: Tap water tastes bad. Mineral "(filtered over minerals for a clean, crisp taste") PUR filter + tap water tastes... (more)

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AdamM 0 · September 12, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Well for the shower issue, what I would suggest getting is a shower filter, as in a hot shower with the steam, the chlorine changes to a gas, and turns to chloroform, a highly toxic chemical, which can cause dizziness. As for the drinking water,... (more)

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by 129 · about 5 hours ago

I admit im a water snob and only drink purified water. Living in SF we have good tap water coming from the sierra nevada's but the whole flouride/chloramine thing they add to city water still scares me. I have a plastic bottle from these guys... (more)

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by 697 · about 5 hours ago

So I've been watching naked and afraid on discovery channel and anytime someone drinks the water before boiling it they get sick. Then today I was watching planet earth and how they mayans had to live off water from flooded underground caves. I... (more)

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SkylerM 0 · August 05, 2013 at 6:44 AM

Basically when you are drinking natural water so often your body recognizes most of the microbes in the water and can easily take the necessary steps to deal with them. You can build almost a tolerance. I'm sure cavemen actually would still get... (more)

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by 91 · about 5 hours ago

This link talks about the stages that one goes through as they perform a 30 day water fast. http://curezone.com/faq/q.asp?a=25,1787,2836&q=759 To what extent is any of this valid? (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · August 17, 2013 at 7:04 AM

The article contains some true statements, some errors, and many non-scientific, unsupported assertions. It would be tedious to read the article line by line and categorize all the statements. I don't think the article merits that much attention.... (more)

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by 548 · about 5 hours ago

Hi folks, after reading this article ( http://www.westonaprice.org/dentistry/invisible-toothbrush ) on the connection between ascorbic acid and poor dental health, I'm wondering of how much value the measured Vit C content in the subject's blood... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 22, 2013 at 1:13 PM

In terms of vitamin C: Our bodies do not like having excess vitamin C in circulation. If you megadose vitamin C, you get a spike in ascorbate concentrations, but that quickly is eliminated by the body. We have biochemical machinery in place that... (more)

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by 3280 · about 5 hours ago

While searching for hydration information, I came across a posting by Jack Kruse: http://www.jackkruse.com/quantum-biology-4-coherent-water/ He states that: "Coherent water is a different animal altogether. It is water that is structured to be... (more)

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Mscott 0 · July 07, 2013 at 9:50 PM

One particular element of this excerpt caught me: "The hexagonal motif of ice and liquid crystalline water and the edge fused pentagonal motif in gas clathrates occur because of QED interactions. We now have firm evidence that these large clusters... (more)

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by 292 · about 5 hours ago

Hey Guys, I'm thinking of buying a brita water filter tomorrow...But are they really any good? I'v heard mixed reviews as to wether it actually makes a difference in taste/health benefits? Opinions please!! :) Ryan (more)

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Laura_50 0 · June 10, 2013 at 4:09 PM

I personally could not find a filter that removed 100% of everything (fluoride, lead, etc) and that did not need to have filters changed all the time. I even bought 2 Culligan systems only to find one was defective from the start (I only found... (more)

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by 787 · about 5 hours ago

Recently i've been eating a lot of raw vegetables during the day and i've found my drinking water needs have gone considerably down, im starting to feel like vegetables & fruits apart from the obvious vitamins etc also act as natural water... (more)

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bluekitty 0 · May 04, 2013 at 5:18 PM

this is a really nice question. i actally believe we COULD go without just by eating a fine amount of veggies and fruit. i don't really like drinking water and when i do, it's mostly a glass per day just so i feel i did what i should do. sometimes... (more)

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by 787 · about 5 hours ago

I think this is the perfect forum to me ask this question as most of you tend to have a good knowledge of the latest research & also familiar with the basic premises behind Paleo eating My question is simply - should we force ourselves to... (more)

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Poop_Master_MC 0 · April 03, 2013 at 1:37 PM

Humans are equipped with a mechanism to alert them when they need to drink some water.

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by 3280 · about 5 hours ago

If last night, you consumed too much salt, and not enough water, and awoke uncharacteristically thirsty, feeling dehydrated, and with a pounding "tension" type headache (muscles in scalp contracting like a rubber band around your head), should... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · March 23, 2013 at 3:53 PM

I've found that the best way to alleviate dehydration headaches is by drinking pure water (no salt or electrolytes added) and eating some potassium-rich foods. Potassium balances out sodium in the body.

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by 3280 · about 5 hours ago

I weighed 193 when I went to bed. I weighed 190 when I woke up. The temperature of my bedroom is 70F degrees and the relative humidity is 33% I slept about 6 hours. Is it all just water evaporation? Am I losing minerals too, or just... (more)

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Bigman 0 · March 16, 2013 at 12:06 AM

I lose exactly 3lbs overnight, everynight. I like to weigh myself at night and the morning just to verify it, it's like clockwork, always exactly 3lbs no matter how much water I drink or even if I have a snack before bed.

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by 5 · about 5 hours ago

I have read that both water kefir and kombucha are very acidic. I make and drink both these brews and have found my system to have become quite acidic. I'm not sure whether this was caused by the fact that I stopped making my wheatgrass/vegie... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · March 13, 2013 at 3:09 PM

Relax. http://sciencebasedpharmacy.wordpress.com/2009/11/13/your-urine-is-not-a-window-to-your-body-ph-balancing-a-failed-hypothesis/ (more)

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by 48 · about 5 hours ago

There's no flouride added to the water where I live (victoria, British Columbia), but there may be naturally occuring flouride. I don't know if I should be concerned with that. But then there's also chlorine. Another concern is that there... (more)

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by 548 · about 5 hours ago

I'm thinking about switching from tap water to a spring water that comes in a big jug (with all the recent talk about fluoride in tap water). BUT I'm confused because I thought plastic was very bad, and leaches chemicals into the water. Is this... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · February 21, 2013 at 5:01 PM

Spring water has fluoride in it too. I buy distilled which has much less. Alternatively, you could buy a distiller and do it yourself but I have not invested in one yet.

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