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What is ORP?

What is ORP?

The second change that takes place in water during ionization is in the oxidation/reduction potential (ORP). ORP is a measurement of the strength of the oxidizing or reducing power of a solution. Oxidation and reduction reactions involve an exchange of electrons. A negative ORP measurement indicates a surplus of electrons the more negative the number is, the greater the number of surplus electrons. A positive ORP measurement indicates instability. A solution with a positive ORP is hungry for electrons. We see examples of oxidation and reduction all the time. Oxidation is responsible for the breakdown of a substance. Rusting iron and a slice of apple turning brown are both examples of slow oxidation reactions. Fire is an example of rapid oxidation. Oxidation occurs when unstable molecules that are lacking electrons “strip” electrons from other molecules. This begins a chain reaction (one molecule stripping an electron from another molecule which then takes one from another and another) until the substance rusts, turns brown, burns up, or is completely broken down. Oxidation reactions also take place inside your body. They are a necessary function of the immune system which uses the oxidation reaction to strip electrons from bacteria and other invaders in order to halt the growth of infection inside your body. The opposite reaction, (reduction) occurs when the bacteria have been destroyed. Antioxidants are sent in to donate electrons and stop the destructive chain reaction. But if you have insufficient antioxidants in the form of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, oxidation continues, destroying good tissue. The destruction of good tissue is known free radical damage. Most people know that antioxidants stop free radical damage. The essential function of an antioxidant is to supply electrons to electron-deficient free radicals so they no longer strip electrons from vital cells. The best antioxidants are the ones that are the most bio-available and the ones with the greatest electron donating capacity. Thousands of dollars are spent each year to purchase antioxidants for the purpose of stopping free radical damage because free radical damage is linked with inflammation, disease, pain, and aging. In fact, one well-known theory postulates that free radicals are the cause of aging. Having an ample supply of antioxidants is crucial for optimal health and graceful aging. Besides being a measure of electron activity, ORP is a measure of the antioxidant capacity of a solution. Since negative ORP values indicate an abundance of available electrons, any solution with a negative ORP is an antioxidant. A solution with a very negative ORP is an excellent antioxidant. To put...

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Dr. Otto Warburg

Dr. Otto Warburg in his lab at the Max Planck Institute for Cell Physiology in Berlin-Dahlem. 1960s. “All normal cells have an absolute requirement for oxygen, but cancer cells can live without oxygen – a rule without exception.” “Cancerous tissues are acidic, whereas healthy tissues are...

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Dr. Tim McKight, MD.

Dr. Tim McKight, MD.

“…dedicated to every patient who has been misinformed that healing is achieved only through medication. THAT THEORY IS WRONG.” “Ionized water plays a significant role in restoring the oxidation-reduction balance”.

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Dr. Susan Lark

Dr. Susan Lark

“Drinking four to six glasses of alkaline water a day will help to neutralize over acidity and over time will help to restore your buffering ability. Alkaline water should be used when conditions of over acidity develop, such as cold, flu or bronchitis. Like vitamins C, E and Beta Carotene, alkaline water acts as an antioxidant because of its excess supply of free electrons. This can help the body against the development of heart disease, strokes, immune dysfunctions, and other common ailments.” “The benefits of the alkaline water created through electrolysis far exceed just its ability to gently raise the pH of the cells and tissues of the body and to neutralize acids. Because the alkaline water has gained a significant number of free electrons through the electrolysis process, it is able to donate these electrons to active oxygen free radicals in the body, thereby becoming a super antioxidant. By donating its excess free electrons, alkaline water is able to block the oxidation of normal tissue by free oxygen radicals.” Dr. Susan Lark is one of the foremost authorities in the fields of clinical nutrition and preventive medicine. A graduate of Northwestern University Medical School, she has served on the clinical faculty of Stanford University Medical School, and taught in their Division of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Lark is a distinguished clinician, author, lecturer and innovative product developer. Through her extensive clinical experience, she has been an innovator in the use of self-care treatments such as diet, nutrition, exercise and stress management techniques in the field of women’s health, and has lectured extensively throughout the United States on topics in preventive medicine. She is the author of 13 best-selling books on women’s health including The Chemistry of...

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