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September 17, 2013

Water Benefits Health News, Issue #21

September 17, 2013

Hello, Water Friend,

One of the greatest health benefits of drinking water daily is water’s role in the detoxification processes in the body. According to Dr. William J. Yarwood, who practiced natural healing and nutritional therapy with thousands of patients over 30 years:

“All diseases are nothing more than different expressions of toxicity."

You can read more about Dr. Yarwood’s explanation of his comment on toxicity and water’s role in eliminating waste in the body in our first article listed below, “Benefits of Drinking Water: The Healthy Cell Concept.”

Since fall is just around the corner (September 22), taking extra steps to cleanse your body (and especially the colon and liver) is the single best way to increase immunity and prevent the common colds and flu’s that start to appear.

This issue focuses on simple body cleanse tips with drinking clean water as the foundation.

Don’t worry, you don’t need to do anything drastic to increase detoxification! Drinking filtered water regularly and throughout the day will also help to ensure toxins are effectively removed from your body. Adding lemon juice to your water once or twice a day will increase detoxification, especially in the colon, blood, and liver.

I also recommend to my nutrition clients a gentle colon and/or body cleanse twice a year, preferably in spring and fall. With imperfect eating habits and our exposure to thousands of chemicals daily (in our food, water, air, personal care and cleaning products), everyone can use a regular cleansing boost! If interested, check out our recommended body cleanse products below.

To your health and immunity,

Nancy Hearn, CNC

P.S. Aquasana is having a fantastic end of summer sale on all of their award-winning water filters.


In This Issue

Benefits of Drinking Water – The Healthy Cell Concept

4 Week Lemon Water Cleanse

Cleansing Products – Gentle but Highly Effective


Benefits of Drinking Water – The Healthy Cell Concept

In order to appreciate the health benefits of drinking water, I have found it most helpful to look at health from the cellular level. Scientists tell us that we have somewhere between 70 to 100 trillion cells in our bodies. Common sense tells us that if we have healthy cells, we will have a healthy body.

So, what constitutes a healthy cell? I could write a whole book on this topic. It is fascinating and inspiring to delve into the workings of the highly intelligent and complex functioning of the human body, especially at the cellular level.

However, to summarize, I believe the simplest answer to cellular health is this: A healthy cell is one in which the nutrients can easily get into the cell and the toxins can efficiently get out.

This process is referred to as “cell water turnover” and I believe the efficiency of this process is the essence of physical health. Adequate hydration is obviously essential to cell water turnover.

Read more here . . .


4-Week Lemon Water Cleanse

One of the simplest and most inexpensive ways to cleanse the colon and the liver is to drink lemon water.

Your liver is one of the most important organs in your body for detoxification. It is Grand Central Station for all the detoxification processes. Its function is highly complex and we only know a fraction of what the liver actually does.

To understand how drinking lemon water on a daily basis will assist in detoxification of the colon, liver and blood, be sure to check out our article on the Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water, as well as the numerous visitor comments and testimonials at the bottom of that page.

Our recommended fall lemon water cleanse is simple:

Drink 2 glasses of fresh-squeezed lemon juice in water twice a day for the next 4 weeks.

Squeeze one-half lemon per 12-ounce glass of filtered water, and drink one glass first thing in the morning and again before or after dinner.

Since lemon water will stimulate the detoxification process, it is important that you drink more water throughout the day. If you are not drinking enough water throughout the day, you could experience mild detoxification symptoms, such as headache or fatigue, while the toxins are being released.

If you stay fully hydrated -- that is, drinking enough water daily -- you should not experience any detoxification symptoms.

If you do experience any detoxification symptoms, just back off on the amount of lemon water you are taking for a day and increase your filtered water intake. Clean water will help to flush the toxins out quickly and efficiently.

Exercising and sweating will also help to flush the toxins out of the body, as well as deep breathing and even laughing!! Ha ha.

Also note that drinking lemon water is believed to help cleanse the liver. Since toxins in the liver are associated with feelings of anger, agitation, impatience, be aware of any of these feelings that might come up and know that the toxins are on their way out!!

But again, as long as you are drinking plenty of water to dilute and flush the toxins out of your body, you should not have to experience any uncomfortable symptoms.

If you take this simple 4-week health challenge, please come back to our main lemon water page and comment on your experience.


Recommended Cleansing Products – Gentle but Highly Effectie

I have used numerous cleansing products over the years, and the one I regularly use now is an all-natural product called Oxy-Powder® -- which is rated the #1 colon cleanse product.

You take 4 capsules of Oxy-Powder® before bed at night and the oxygen-based formula goes to work while you sleep to remove impacted fecal matter and break it down into a liquid form that is easily removed with no cramping or other side effects, other than a few loose bowels the next morning.

I work in a vitamin store and I am exposed to a lot of people with coughs, cold, flu’s, and so forth. Thus, on occasion I do “catch” something but as soon as I start to feel any symptoms of cold, cough, headache, or whatever, I take Oxy-Powder that night and my symptoms are gone the next day, almost without fail. There is no question in my mind that keeping the colon is the foundation of immunity and optimal health.

You can do a one-day cleanse or even a 7-day cleanse with this product for a deeper, thorough cleanse of your colon.

Global Healing Company also offers an effective Liver Cleanse Kit.

As always, be sure to drink plenty of clean, filtered drinking water when doing any type of body cleanse. This is critical to ensure the toxins are adequately flushed out of the body and are not reabsorbed into the blood stream.

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Nancy Hearn is a certified health and nutrition consultant, hydration specialist, fitness advisor, and freelance web writer. She is the author of,, and and has published numerous health articles and eBooks.


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