The Nutritional Truth Teller: Why I Never Drink Tap Water

“Don’t think there are no crocodiles just because the water is calm”

Malawian proverb

Water is our most precious resource and we must always be concerned and vigilant about the substances in our water. Dr. Bernard Jensen, author of Empty Harvest explains:

Where there is water, there is life. We consume it every day to live and can only survive only a few days without it. Therefore, any issue about adding artificial substances to our most crucial commodity, water, should be the rightful concern of all citizens and scientists.

There are many harmful chemicals in our tap water, but I would like to highlight one; sodium fluoride. Calcium fluoride is a natural substance that is found in well water. What is added to our water supply is sodium fluoride, which is very different from calcium fluoride. We’ve been told that water fluoridation is completely safe, natural and prevents tooth decay. But this is false. More aptly put, it is a lie.

Fluoride is not a nutrient and should not be confused with fluorine which is a natural chemical in the body. Dr. Bernard Jensen continues, explaining the following about fluoride:

Excessive doses can be very toxic, and by excessive we are speaking of minute doses to start with. Toxic levels have been shown at merely one part per million (ppm)…you can fill a library with the literature from around the world about the negative effects of sodium fluoride. It has been cited as one of the most potentially toxic factors to the thyroid and endocrine system…Although it was once legal, fluoridation is now banned throughout most of Europe and Japan.

The evidence stating that fluoride reduces tooth decay is weak. Fluoride is a neurotoxin. It impairs cognitive and memory function (brain drain). It calcifies the pineal gland and prevents the secretion of melanin (effective melanin production is crucial for the health of black Americans). There have been 37 human studies linking fluoride exposure to reduced intelligence.

Can Fluoride be removed from Water?

Water filters that utilize reverses osmosis, deionized, and active alumna can remove 90% of fluoride. A water distillation system will remove most if not all the fluoride. Activated carbon filters like Brita and Pur do not remove fluoride.

How to Avoid Consuming Fluoride

I never drink or cook with tap water. I buy spring, distilled or alkaline water. I buy bottled and gallons of water to use and prepare my pasta, beans and tea. I buy and use fluoride free toothpaste (read the label of your favorite toothpaste), and I do not subject myself or my child to fluoride treatments at the dentist. More expensive? Maybe. But you can’t put a price on a functioning pineal gland and the preservation of cognitive and brain function.

If you still aren’t convinced, I’ll say one thing;  FLINT MICHIGAN.

Kathleen, “The Nutritional Truth Teller” is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant, and a Certified Vaginal Steam Facilitator. She is the owner of Beauty In A Barbell Nutrition, whose sole mission is to optimize the physical, mental, and spiritual health of the Black community through African Holistic Health. She carries with her the ancestral knowledge and wisdom of the medicine men, women, healers and warriors she lovingly calls her ancestors.