1.- Chlorinated Water has been linked to Heart Disease. Scientists have conducted studies that link chlorine as a primary cause of atherosclerosis, commonly known as hardening of the arteries. www.whale.to
2.- Chlorine has been linked to health issues in pregnant women. Moderate to heavy consumption of tap water has been linked with miscarriages, birth defects, heart problems, and major brain defects in unborn children. www.sciencedaily.com
3.- Chlorine is toxic to the human body’s good bacterias. This bacteria, which helps convert organic compounds in our foods into nutrients is a necessary part of our digestive process.
4.- The EPA recognized acceptable chlorine level in tap water is higher than chlorine levels for public swimming pools.
5.- Chlorine in water can leach heavy metals such as lead and copper from pipes and deposit into your water supply.
6.- One chlorine disinfection by product known as Mutagen X (MX) is widely considered one of the most deadly carcinogens in tap water.(www.epa.gov)
7.- Long term consumption of chlorinated water has been linked to loss of calcium in the bones as well as asthma and allergies.