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    Friends of water filters for fluoride and chlorine

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    I need to order something inexpensive to filter my water. I'm most concerned with fluoride and chlorine. This product was recommended on a yahoo thyroid group.

    Water Filter Pitcher greatly reduces FLUORIDE!

    Has anyone used this brand before?

    I couldn't find any reviews for it. Unfortunately, I've been buying the big plastic jugs at the grocery store so I need to do something different ASAP.

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    I'm not familiar with that filter. I usually let a jug of tap water sit on the counter for a couple days to let the chlorine evaporate.
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    I wouldnt imagine anything short of reverse osmosis or distillation would remove most of the flouride. Chlorine is easy enough.

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    Distillation is the best way to get the purest water. Lots of distillers on the market, and if you are handy, you should be able to make one out of a pressure cooker, if you can find one....

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    I use a counter top distiller from WaterWise. It can make about 6 gallons of water a day. I use a filter for the shower to get rid of the chlorine for showers and baths.
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    Wouldn't you need to add minerals back to distilled water? I thought it wasn't good to drink.
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    Thanks for all the replies! I've looked at some countertop reverse osmosis filters. I'm not sure what I'm going to do yet. Berkey is another brand I've heard of but I came across reviews talking about mold growing in them.

    Namelesswonder- from what I understand, water doesn't have enough minerals to really count for much anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by namelesswonder View Post
    Wouldn't you need to add minerals back to distilled water? I thought it wasn't good to drink.
    I haven't had any problems for the last 5 years. I figure I'm getting plenty from the foods I eat. Although, I may be living in a fools paradise
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