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GIVEAWAY: Royal Berkey Water Filter ($300 Value!!!)

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Giveaway! Royal Berkey With PF-2 Fluoride Filters ($300 Value)

Should A Two Year Old Take Birth Control?

How about heart medications containing nitroglycerin and anti-psychotics such as lithium? Obviously, the answer is no, but it happens every day without our knowledge or consent.

In a study conducted by the Southern Nevada Water Authority, researchers found that drinking water is often laced with a wide variety of active pharmaceuticals and hormonally active chemicals. These drugs come from the 271 million pounds of prescription medications legally dumped into into our waterways by manufacturers, plus the substantial burden added by consumers.

Consumers are considered the biggest contributors to the contamination. We consume drugs, then excrete what our bodies don’t absorb. Other times, we flush unused drugs down toilets. The AP also found that an estimated 250 million pounds of pharmaceuticals and contaminated packaging are thrown away each year by hospitals and long-term care facilities.

Researchers have found that even extremely diluted concentrations of drugs harm fish, frogs and other aquatic species. Also, researchers report that human cells fail to grow normally in the laboratory when exposed to trace concentrations of certain drugs. Some scientists say they are increasingly concerned that the consumption of combinations of many drugs, even in small amounts, could harm humans over decades.

U.S. News & World Report / Science: Tons of Released Drugs Taint U.S. Water (emphasis mine)

Municipal water filtration systems are not equipped to remove these contaminants, but there is a filter I trust to do it for less than it costs to filter a gallon of water using a Brita pitcher. Drumroll please . . .

Introducing Berkey Water Filters!

Giveaway! Royal Berkey With PF-2 Fluoride Filters ($300 Value)If you’ve never heard of them, Berkey claims to be the most powerful and economical water purification systems in the world. Based on corroborating studies from the University of Arizona, Spectrum Labs, and the LA Environmental Toxicology Laboratory, I believe them.

Not only does it remove chlorine and it’s toxic byproducts (oh my goodness, have you SEEN what dioxin can do to a person?), you can order a special additional filter that removes fluorides also. In case you’re wondering why that might be a good idea, please read this post.

Berkey purifiers also remove 99.99999% of pathogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites while extracting chemicals including herbicides, pesticides, organic solvents, VOCs, detergents, cloudiness, silt and sediment.

Cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, aluminum, mercury and other dangerous heavy metals are also removed (95%), as well as nitrates and nitrites, without removing beneficial minerals! Because there are literally too many pharmaceuticals floating around to realistically test for, Berkey does not make claims regarding pharmaceuticals. However, drug molecules are the same size or larger than the VOCs, which Berkey is certified to remove. Since the main issue affecting effectiveness is whether the pores of the filter are small enough to grab the molecule, I feel fairly confident that pharmaceuticals are removed. Add to that that  activated carbon seems to have a particular affinity for drugs – it is often used in emergency settings to filter harmful drugs out of the blood of a poisoned patient – and you could say I sleep well at night regarding this issue.

Would you like to experience the bliss that is crystal clear, amazing tasting water? Good, because I’m giving a Royal Berkey away with the optional fluoride filters!

How To Enter To Win

It’s simple! I have back-to-back giveaways planned for at least the next six months, but to be eligible you must be subscribed to my monthly newsletter. (Note: If you are not subscribed to my monthly newsletter when the winner is chosen, you will not be eligible to win.) As they say, you have to be in it to win it!

So, if you want to win, here’s what you have to do:

  1. Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter
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  4. And you can get bonus entries for telling friends about this giveaway!

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1,942 Responses to GIVEAWAY: Royal Berkey Water Filter ($300 Value!!!)

  1. Catherine says:

    This is very exciting! And very much needed!

  2. lori says:

    I would love to win a Berkey! I have lots of sensitivities and have hormone, adrenal and thyroid problems. I have been buying water from the store for 3 years and have been wanting a berkey for awhile. I would love for my whole family to benefit from it!

  3. Aleisha Utterback says:

    I have been wanting a Berkey for a VERY long time!

  4. todd says:

    My wife has been wanting a berkey for a while. Would love to win this for her!!

  5. Shannon says:

    We have been wanting to get a Berkey for a while now. It would be wonderful to have clean water to drink.

  6. Cheryl says:

    I want clean water!

  7. Aubrianne says:

    I would love one! Water is such a hassle! You can’t do anything without it! :)

  8. Susan b says:

    I would love to win this as we live on a well system and even tho we have RO this system appeals to me a lot more. Thanks!

  9. Shannan says:

    Just looking for the best ways to protect my family!!

  10. Heather Lapré says:

    After much research I concluded the Berkey water filter system to be the best choice for my family. It’s been on my wish list for nearly a year! It would be so exciting to win! Thank you :)

  11. Jamie B says:

    A Berkey isn’t even a want anymore…. it’s a definite need!!! Soooo sick of buying our water every week :/ Thanks for the chance to win one!

  12. Chelsea Martinez says:

    This would be amazing to win! So helpful for our family!

  13. Erin Elizabeth R says:

    14,879 entries! Seriously?! Impressive. Well- better odds than the lottery. :) We’re buying a Berkey this weekend if I don’t win this one. My little one is about to start solids, and I just can’t handle the idea of not having floride free water for him. Thanks for offering this giveaway!

  14. Anna says:

    Thank you for going this giveaway!

  15. Crystal says:

    Looks like a great filter!

  16. Tai says:

    I am looking at purchasing a Berkey. Do you know/understand the difference in the filters? There’s the ceramic, the black and the PF-2. Not sure what is the best. Anything you would add on the subject would be appreciated. Thanks!

    • Heather says:

      I don’t know what the ceramic is, but the black is an activated charcoal filter that gets most of the stuff, and the PF2 is a supplemental filter that’s supposed to get the fluoride.

  17. Norman says:

    Excellent! I’ve been using a crown berkey for 2 years and it’s been working great for me. Get the PF2 filter to get the rid of fluoride from the water.

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