Hospitals in India Embrace Alkaline Water

Hospitals in India are beginning to embrace the alkaline water industry. Soon patients at Chitaguppi Hospital and their visitors will have the option of pure and ionized water to drink.

HDMC is installing a new machine that will provide pure drinking water. Under the urban health mission grant, the district health department sanctioned an ionizer machine for HDMC. The installation work has already been initiated and the machine is expected to be operational in a couple days.

According to the doctors, drinking alkaline water helps to improve the immune system and counter acidity caused by stress, poor diet, and environmental toxins. HDMC health officer Dr. Prabhu Biradar said the ionizer will provide four different pH levels. pH is the scale that determines the alkalinity or acidity of a solution such as water.

“The ionizer can provide water at four pH levels – one is neutral, one is alkaline and two in different acidic pH levels. Each of them have different purposes.”

Alkaline water contains potent antioxidants that help to prevent the growth of cells that damage free radicals in the body. Free radicals can accelerate the ageing process. One of the most important benefits of alkaline water is that is neutralizes acidity in the stomach and gastrointestinal tract.

“Considering the features and advantages of the ionizer, the machine is being installed in Chitaguppi Hospital. After analyzing its benefits and advantages, we plan to install it in other HDMC hospitals in the coming days.”

By Jeanette Smith


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