Water: The Shocking Truth That can Save Your Life


Water is the key to all body functions!

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Water is the key to all body functions!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780877900658
  • Publisher: Bragg Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/25/2004
  • Edition number: 31
  • Pages: 173
  • Sales rank: 676,140
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Water - The Shocking Truth 1
Pure Water is Essential for Life and Health 1
The World's Water Supply (chart) 2
Water Goes On Forever 2
The Endless Wonders of God-Given Water 3
Water Penetrates Everywhere 3
The Hydrologic Cycle (graphic) 4
Hot Mineral Water Under California Desert 4
Niagara Falls is Committing Slow Suicide 5
Our Oceans and Seas 5
Man Cannot Live Without Water 6
The Five Big Health Builders 6
Salt (Inorganic Sodium) is a Health Wrecker 7
Why the Body Needs Pure Water 7
Water Flushes Toxins Out of the Body 8
The 70% Watery Human (graphic) 9
Water is Important to Superb Health 10
Chapter 2 Black Death - Polluted Deadly Waters 11
Water! Water! Everywhere - But Not a Safe Drop to Drink! 11
Inorganic Versus Organic Minerals 12
Dangerous Inorganic Minerals & Toxins in Drinking Water 14
Fluorine is a Deadly Poison (photo) 15
The Grim Story Behind Fluoridation 16
Shocking Historical Fluoride Facts 18
The Fluoridation Fiasco (lists) 20
More Fluoride Warnings! 21
More Shocking Fluoride Updates! (list) 25
Keep Toxic Fluoride Out of Your Water! 25
Danger - Don't Drink Water with Sodium Fluoride 26
We Live in a Sick, Sick World 27
Few People Appreciate Health Until Lost 28
Marvelous Mechanisms of the Body 29
Autonomic Nervous System (graphic) 31
The Digestive System (graphic) 32
Normal Artery Compared to Clogged Artery (graphic) 33
Brains Turned to Stone 34
Miracle Functions of the Human Brain (graphic) 35
Do You Show Signs of Premature Ageing? (graphic) 36
Chapter 3 Paul C. Bragg's Childhood 37
Paul C. Bragg's Early Experiences With Hard Water 37
I Discovered the Miseries Caused by Hard Water 38
Millions Suffer With Joint Pain 39
Seven Types of Joints (graphic) 39
Locations in Body Where Arthritis and Misery Hit (graphic) 41
Boron - Miracle Trace Mineral for Healthy Bones 41
The Secret of Rain and Snow Water 43
The Answer to Healthful Living 43
General View of Central Nervous System & Spine (graphic) 45
From Sickness to Superb Health 47
Mother Nature and God's Way 48
The LaLannes and The Braggs (photo) 49
Paul & Patricia Lift Weights (photo) 50
Chapter 4 Water & Its Effects on the Human Body 51
The Stones Within Us 51
Silent, Painless Gallstones May Become Noisy and Painful 52
Apple Cider Vinegar Combats Gallstones 53
Kidney Stones 54
The Urinary System (graphic) 54
Don't Drink Inorganic Mineralized Water 55
Dolomite Tablets - Inorganic & Unhealthy 56
What is Gout? (graphic) 56
Healthful Ways to Alleviate Gout (graphic) 58
Four Types of Joint Movement (graphic) 59
Organic Fruits and Vegetables - Nature's Finest 59
Arthritis and Rheumatism 60
Posture Chart (graphic) 61
Health Hints for Aching Muscles and Joints 62
The Bones of the Human Body (graphic) 63
Posture Silhouettes (chart) 64
Don't Let Your Brain Turn to Stone 64
Nervous System is Communication Network of Body (graphic) 65
How the Brain Functions 66
Adult Brain (graphic) 67
The Brain Needs High Quality Nutrition (graphic) 68
Organic Minerals are Essential to Life (graphic) 69
Formula for Creating a Human Being 70
The Body is Composed of Organic Minerals 70
Lower Respiratory System (graphic) 72
Inorganic Water Turns People to Stone 72
Stone Lady Mystery Solved 73
Bone Spurs and Moveable Joint Calcification 74
Deposits in the Heel (graphic) 74
Do It Yourself Calcification Test 75
Organic Calcium is Important for a Fit Heart 76
New Info Regarding Calcium Requirements for Healthy Bodies 76
Calcified Toenails and Fingernails 77
Mineral Deposits in the Toes (graphic) 77
Inorganic Deposits Cause Bad Posture 77
Ways to Walk, Sit and Lounge (graphic) 77
Water - Curse of Millions of Aching Backs 78
Proper Walking Posture and Lifting Posture (graphic) 78
The Parade of the "Living Dead" 79
Check Your Mattress (graphic) 79
Mankind is Sick & Growing Sicker 79
Cold Feet and Cold Hands 80
Clogged Pipes (graphic) 81
Stop Kidney Stones Cold 82
Exercises for Healthy Feet (list) 83
Head Noises and Ringing in Ears 84
The Human Ear (graphic) 84
Inorganic Minerals and Toxins Affect Eyes (graphic) 84
Natural Foods Help Protect Your Eyes 86
The Eye is Like A Camera (graphic) 86
Build Clean, Healthy Blood 86
Diagram of the Circulatory System (graphic) 87
Chapter 5 Organic Minerals 89
Iron, the Oxygen Carrier of the Blood 89
How Plants Do Their Miracle Work 89
Iron Serves Four Distinct Purposes in Plants, Animals and Man 90
Organic Vegetables and Fruits are Good Sources of Iron 91
Every Mineral Matters 92
These Foods are Rich in Organic Minerals (graphic) 92
Beets for Longevity - Recipe for Beet-Veggie Soup 93
Salt is a Slow but Sure Killer! 94
Organic Sodium - Powerful Natural Solvent 95
Misinformation About Killer Salt (list) 96
We Constantly Hear These Erroneous Statements About Salt 96
Salt - a Harmful Preservative. Don't Use It! 97
The "Fad" of Drinking Sea Water 98
Sea Salt is Inorganic Sodium (Salt)! 99
Sea Kelp - Rich Minerals from the Sea 99
Obesity - Overweight and Dropsy 100
The World's Greatest Health Secret 101
Fresh Juices are the Magic Cleansers 102
Let Natural Food Be Your Medicine 103
Healthy Plant-Based Food Guide 103
Start Health Educating Your Taste Buds 104
Eliminating Meat is Healthiest 104
% of Calories from Vegetable Proteins (chart) 106
Avoid These Processed, Refined, Harmful Foods (list) 107
Benefits From the Joys of Fasting (list) 108
Fasting Cleanses, Renews and Rejuvenates 109
Master Key to Internal Purification 110
Fasting Brings Amazing Life Extension Results 110
Food and Product Summary 111
Enjoy Super Health with Natural Foods (list) 111
Healthy Beverages and Recipes 113
Foods Naturally Rich in Vitamin E (chart) 114
Chapter 6 Pure Water We Need For Health 115
Drink Only Healthy Distilled Water 115
What About Rain Water? 115
How to Fight Hardening of the Arteries 116
Stages of Artery Hardening (graphic) 117
The Great Watermelon Flush 117
Paul C. Bragg's Prediction 119
Man is as old as his Arteries 120
Life Expectancy - Life Span 120
Exercise is Vital for Health and Longevity (exercises) 121
Keep Young Biologically with Exercise & Good Nutrition 122
Be the Health Captain of Your Life! (list) 122
Protector of Oceans, Sea Life and Waters 123
How Safe is Chlorinated Water? 124
20 Facts about Distilled Water (list) 125
Prevention is Always Better than a Cure 126
Our Bodies Can Only Endure So Much and Still Survive 127
Perpetual Youthfulness Can Be Yours! 128
Calcium Content of Foods (chart) 130
Chapter 7 Special Supplement 131
A New Era of Personal Ecology 131
Biochemists Shocked by Lab Tests 131
Poisoned By Food and Water 132
Amino Acids are Vital to Life and Longevity 132
Heavy Metals Murder Amino Acids 133
Refined Foods Remove Vital Amino Acids 133
What Can We Do to Protect Ourselves? (list) 134
Political Action for Permanent Ecology 134
What Can One Person Do - Miracles! 135
What is "Pure Water"? 136
What is Distilled Water? 137
Drink Safe Water - Test Your Water 137
How Drinking Water Affects Your Health 138
Total Dissolved Solids and Chronic Disease 138
High Blood Pressure and Drinking Water 138
Water Softeners + Sodium = Trouble 139
Cancers and Chlorination 140
Chlorine Chemical Cocktail is Deadly 141
Can Miscarriages & Birth Defects Be Caused By Tap Water? 141
Dangerous Chemicals in Drinking Water Causing Cancer 142
Fluoride and Cancer 142
Home Water Distillation and Filtration Systems 143
Human Cell is Immortal says Nobel Prize Winner 143
Organic Minerals Are Essential to Health (list) 144
Distilled Water Acts as a Cleansing Solvent in Body (list) 145
Pure Water is the Greatest Life-Giver! 146
Pure Water - Essential for Health 146
Warning - Milk and its Dangers! 148
Skin Absorbs Water, Toxins and All! 150
You Get More Toxic Exposure From Showers (graphic) 151
Five Hidden Dangers in Your Shower (list) 152
Showers, Toxic Chemicals & Chlorine 152
Ten Reasons Why You Should Drink Distilled Water (list) 154
Nobel Prize Winners Who Oppose Fluoridation 155
Water Treatment Comparison Chart 156
Questions and Answers 158
Wise Water Saving Tips 159
Earn Your Bragging Rights 163
Recommended - Water Research Reading (list) 165
Praises for: Water - The Shocking Truth 169
Index 171
Bragg Health Books 174
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 29, 2004

    So what is new about water problem?

    Impressive is the number of reprint the book has gone through. There is no information as to when the first printing occured, let alone reprinting. A review of what many other sources said about out increasing problem with water. Distilled water? If one review various sources, view of distilled water has changed. At least, the author[s] is in agreement with other sources that shower filter is recommended. I give it 1 star due to lack of orginial printing date, as well as reprinting date. Updating information appear to be very few, if any.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2000


    This book is an amazing eye opener about the water we think is safe. I have been an avid bottled water drinker for the past 7 years. I thought I knew pretty much every bad thing in the water that I was trying to avoid. I was shocked to find out not only should I not drink my tap water, but I should not bath or shower in it either. Inhalation of the chemicals can be just as bad. The past 3 winters I would have dry and cracked hands. Never before had this happened to me. I blamed it on getting older and my skin drying out. After purchasing a shower filter I no longer have the dry and cracked skin problems. I have also felt better after a shower because my eyes and sometimes my throat would not be irritated. Probably the greastest information that I got from this book is that water has inorganic minerals in it. Those minerals can clog the arteries and cause a heart attack or stroke. Before reading this book I thought that mineral water was good and better than a multivitamin and mineral supplement. There is a section on comparing the different types of filtration systems. Distilled water being the very best you can drink. There is also information on where you can purchase these systems as well as shower filters. I have given copies to my parents and friends. I think this could be the greatest gift to give anyone you care about. It just may save their life.

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