Why The Body Needs Pure Water

This excerpt about why the body needs pure water, is taken from Paul C Bragg’s book Water – the Shocking Truth

The amount of water a body needs depends on temperature, climate, one’s activities and health – 8 glasses is average. When you drink a glass of water it goes straight to your stomach. Part of the water is absorbed directly into your bloodstream through the walls of your stomach and some of the remainder goes to your intestines to keep the food you eat in a liquid state while it is being absorbed; this water is later absorbed directly into the blood.
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Pure distilled water is truly God’s greatest gift to us, a source of life and health.


– Paul C. Bragg

Drinking the right kind of water is one of your best natural protections against all kinds of virus infections such as influenza, pneumonia, whooping cough, measles and other infectious diseases. Doctors advise bed-rest and plenty of water for the flu. When the body’s tissues and cells are kept well-supplied with ample water, they can fight viral attacks more efficiently. If the body’s cells are water-starved, they become shriveled-up, parched and dry, making it easy for viruses and diseases to attack.

Always bear in mind the important functions of the right kind of water in your body. Water is a vital component of all body fluids, tissues, cells, lymph, blood and glandular secretions. Water holds all nutritive factors in solution and acts as a transportation medium to the various parts of the body for these substances. The mucous membranes need plenty of water to keep them soft and free from friction on their delicate surfaces.

:Kristine wrote a great expose on water entitled . Quite enlightening, showing the critical differences between Distilled water, Reverse Osmosis, Structured and Alkaline waters. We found out that was the most important.

For more information about Paul C Bragg or the book Water: The Shocking Truth That can Save Your Life


  1. to be honest i have never thought of drinking different kinds of water. its always been about drinking just water. the other article and now this post have me wondering if i should change my water drinking habits.

  2. my golly miss molly!
    i always had the greatest respect for BRAGG use it daily
    been addicted for over 10 years after having spent 11 days in hospital with colasped lung wanted to renew my health

    but today my spirit is broken
    you have completely disalussioned me
    the chain has been broken
    from this day forward need to be extremely cautious
    maybe the company been sold or taken over ??? don’t know
    all I know is with this info absorbed today, ]
    never believe or trust again
    something smells very fishy and i shall always doubt from here on and
    vote on the side of caution which means *to me* caution
    caution means POISEN and KEEP AWAY

    thx for opening my eyes
    don’t let this go to your head
    i have -0- respect or admiration for you totally NONE
    but I have gratitude that I woke up.
    whatever it took
    I shall spread the word to all I previousl y sung my praise to.

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