A growing trend in what is known as raw, unfiltered Live Water could, in some cases, be harmful to those who drink it.
Silicon Valley Innovators are paying upwards of $25 per gallon for this raw, Live Water.
“The first time I drank fresh, living spring water,” said Live Water founder Mukhande Singh, “a surge of energy and peacefulness entered my being; I could never go back to drinking dead water again.”
Raw, unfiltered Live Water is said to provide energy and a sense of calm to those who drink it. A recent but growing interest in untreated, unfiltered and unsterilised drinking water has seen business startups (man and maybe woman in a van) who cater for this bespoke market to the tech industry grow. This trend has been particularly popular on the West Coast. This popularity on the West Coast is due in large part to the company Silicon Valley venture capital. It is no surprise that Silicon Valley, along with other companies, have become significant advocates of raw water.
Reports have indicated expensive pricing for raw water, as high $60 per 2.5-gallon glass orbs. The price is worth it to most consumers due to the perception of sweetness and smoothness in taste, as well as increased energy. Many consumers are willing to pay a high price because of claims by the companies who are selling raw water that treated water filters out beneficial minerals and probiotics, in addition to adding dangerous chemicals. Also, advocates of raw water are claiming that it can cure certain ailments such as mineral deficiencies.
Contrastingly, numerous health professionals have claimed that raw water is certainly dangerous for human consumption. Health experts claim that animal feces can be in the cleanliest streams used for raw water, which can spread Giardia. Humans are also at risk for Hepatitis A, cholera, and e. coli. In contemporary society, it is unheard of to die of these diseases due to advance technology and medicine. Health professionals claim raw water can bring the threat of these diseases back into society.
Raw water has an almost religion tone concerning its’ advocates. Raw water enthusiasts claim it is the ancient source of all life. Additionally, advocates of raw water have claimed that tap water contains dangerous chemicals as well as fluoride. Raw water advocates claim fluoride is a mind controlling drug with no benefits to dental health. However, there is no proven scientific evidence that fluoride is a mind controlling drug. However, there is significant evidence that fluoride improves dental health.
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