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Melissa is a former beauty queen, personal trainer and certified holistic health coach. Melissa founded Queen Bee Wellness to specialize her coaching practice towards Women's Wellness and Beauty. She helps women focus on finding their own natural beauty from a integrative approach of balancing Mind, Body and Soul. Melissa believes that what we put in our mind is just as important as the nourishing food we put in our bodies and products on our skin. She strives to coach women to balance a healthier body image, approach to wellness and authentic living. With her passion for a clean lifestyle, Queen Bee Wellness therapeutic skin care products were born- to help women enhance their natural glow, without causing harm to their health from chemical laden toxic products. Melissa's philosophy to real beauty is summarized in "Wellness is Beauty". Melissa resides on a 10 acre farm in Montgomery, Texas with her husband and teen aged children. In her spare time she is chief goat wrangler and milker of her "Queen Bee" herd of dairy goats at Three Goats Farm.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Quench your thirst......with the most primitive H2o!

In my process of trying to live a more pure and Primitive life. I have begun a search for truly clean and unprocessed water. Water that nature has provided and we have not destroyed. I wanted to impress upon you the importance of hydration....but hydration from clean and nourishing resources. Lets look at the differences.

Water is the most basic part of any good nutrition plan, but how do you know what kind of water is the best to drink? Learn about the differences between tap, spring, artisian and purified water. Should you drink spring or pure water and what are there health benefits of spring water?

When it comes to water, the choices seem overwhelming. Do I go out in search of a fresh spring? Is bottled water safe to drink? What about artesian water? Can I just get the stuff from my tap? So many questions...where do you even begin? Hopefully I can help!

Tap Water:
Much of the population drink water straight from the tap. It seems like a safe option at first glance. It's been through the treatment plant and is supposedly safe, but is the treatment process worse than if it had been untreated? It is treated with chlorine to kill all of the bad bacteria and parasites. We ingest the chlorine and it ends up killing off the good bacteria that is needed to create good colon health. Not only this, but city water has fluoride added which has been studied largely as a possible link to cancer. Not only this, but many traces of pharmaceutical drugs have been found in tap water. Looking at this information closely, tap water seems to be a less than optimal choice for drinking water.

Purified Water:
Purified water is simply water from the tap that has been filtered and in some cases it has been filtered extensively. As far as contaminants go this seems to be a good option. The chlorine and fluoride are filtered out as well as the traces of pharmaceuticals. This is definitely a superior option to tap water. The downfall is that this water is void of essential minerals that we get from our water. It is also a dead form of water as opposed to water that comes from the ground that is actually "living". In the natural health world, the secret to health and longevity is always living foods like vegetables and fruits straight from the garden and sprouted nuts and seeds that have been brought our of their dormant state to a living state.

Artesian Water:
Artisan water comes from an aquifer below the ground where water flows between layers of rock. The water pressure is very high. It is possible to drill down through deep layers of rock and access the water table. When this is done, the artesian water will rise to the surface and flow continuously. The water is filtered through layers of rock before it rises to the surface. One downfall of artesian water is that it is brought prematurely to the land surface. Some say that the water is not yet fully ready to be consumed as it still has hard minerals in it that are not suitable for human consumption.

Spring Water:
The health benefits of spring water have been widely known for centuries. People travel miles to obtain pure, fresh spring water. Natural spring water rises to the land surface naturally. Some health experts feel that this means it is ready to be consumed as opposed to the artesian water that is brought to the surface prematurely. Spring water contains antioxidants and is a natural anti-inflammatory agent. Spring water is alive as is artesian water. When it comes straight from the ground it has nourishing qualities that are not present in purified water. One thing to be cautious of when drinking spring water is that it could contain contaminants and therefore should be tested before consumption.

When making the decision of whether to drink spring or pure water which has been taken from a tap and simply purified, remember that the purified water has been stripped of many of the essential nutrients and qualities that can only be obtained from pure ground water.

Here is a write up from my one of my most respected Health Heroes, Daniel Vitalis. About his new online database.

Find A Spring is a project born out of my personal passion for the Springs of the Earth, and a sincere desire to see people not just healthier, but more connected to a life immersed in the nourishment of the elemental!

Most of the Westernized humans on Earth have never even tasted Wild Water. This shocking understanding leads us to conclude that most of humanity is made of Domesticated water! That’s right, nearly every person you have ever met has only ever drank treated tap water or treated bottled water! Even most wells are treated with a “softener”.
When I first came to this realization about my own Water I began a sincere quest to drink exclusively from the Wild Springs of the Earth…. This has been, far and away, the most trans-formative practice I have ever taken on! After a couple of years of drinking exclusively Wild Water, I created ~ a website dedicated to helping others find their way back to Wild Water!
Find A Spring is a user built database of Wild Springs all over the world. The Google Map function allows you to quickly locate Spring Water wherever you are! Simply scroll your mouse over the desired location to reveal Springs in that area. The Find A Spring database is user built, so if you know of a Spring that is not listed there, please submit it so that others may drink from these Living Waters too!
I encourage you to find your way back to the Wild,
and most importantly back to Wild Water!
~ Daniel Vitalis

Question: What type of containers should I use?

Answer: Glass obviously plastics are damaging to our health. Listen to Daniel Vitalis in the following video

daniel vitalis spring from darylblums on Vimeo.

1 comment:

  1. When I lived in upstate new york the people would line up at their favorite springs in the national parks to collect their water. Saratoga was the most popular because they had different kinds, including fizzy.