Long lived people like the Hunza’s of Northern Pakistan have the benefit of naturally occurring mineral rich, alkaline hexagonal water.
This article was originally published by The Hunza Times – http://hunzatimes.wordpress.com/2009/01/26/what-is-alkaline-water-the-hunza/.
“One of the longest-lived races of people in the world is called the Hunza. This people, located in northern Pakistan, are found in several high altitude mountain valleys. Many Hunza claim to be 150 years old; many others are documented centenarians (over age one hundred). For many years, scientists have pondered the mystery of what makes them long lived, and also what makes them so healthy, for they rarely suffer the diseases the rest of us know so well.
People may remember the famous Frank Capra movie ” Lost Horizon” starring Ronald Coleman. The premise of the movie found a group of airline passengers stranded high up in the Himalayas, and the people they encountered.
The people they met were based loosely on the Hunza tribe, and the remarkable thing about them was they did not appear to age, and that they knew no disease
Some researchers are beginning to believe that the Hunza miracle derives from the water that they drink. The mountain water that flows into the Hunza villages comes from the surrounding glaciers. Structured hexagonally, this water is filled with mineral solutes, and it tests out as highly alkaline.
As we have said before, the body uses the bloodstream/system to dispose of wastes; these are removed in liquid form, and are often deposited in the lungs and kidneys. If there are too many wastes to handle, they are deposited in various organ systems, like the heart, or the pancreas, or the liver, or the colon, or in other locations. Sometimes these wastes are left on the walls of arteries, and over the years can spread throughout the body.
The breakdown of this disposal process, especially of acid wastes, is how we define the aging process. To slow down and reverse this direction, one must begin removing acid wastes from the body.
The best way we have found to do this is to drink alkaline water. This water, having a pH of between 9 and 11, will first neutralize harmful stored acid wastes, and if you consume it every day, will gently remove them from your body. Yet, since the water is ionized, it will not leach out valuable alkaline minerals like calcium, magnesium, potassium or sodium.
Japanese doctors have treated their patients for over four decades with alkaline water. They believe that the immune system loses its power to throw off disease when the body becomes too acidic. They advocate drinking alkaline water, and eating alkaline forming food.
Asian medicine assigns two categories to human disease: communicable and adult. Viruses and bacteria cause contagious or communicable diseases. Influenza, the common cold, aids, plagues, all fall into this category, and medical doctors are quite proficient at treating them.
Adult diseases include heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, gout, arthritis, kidney disease, hemorrhoids, and asthma. Hay fever, allergies, obesity, tooth and gum disease, skin disorders, and many others.”