Kangen water Scam

Jan 25, 2011
review #218238

Kangen Water machine - Beware! This machine costs a minimum of $4000. They claim it produces alkaline pH water that contains anti oxidents, and will cure almost anything.

See website http://www.chem1.com/CQ/ionbunk.html - Ionized and alkaline water - Snake Oil on Tap.

This is a multi level marketing firm, and their return policy is that it costs you $100 if you return it unopened within 15 days, you lose $600 if you return it within 15 days opened. If you return it 16 days after returning it, you do not receive any money back (lose a $1000 down payment).

Check out the website above, and buyer beware.

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John Think

2 days ago New York, New York

You are the scam of the earth. Instead of helping people. You are more concern in selling your own product. Chemo cost $50,000 per visit. Your stupidity really shows how ignorant you are. Totally delusional. When was the last time you have been in the hospital to visit your love ones? Perhaps none yet. Don't you worry sooner or later you will be there. Either visiting someone or you being visited. You'll be there I guarantee.

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The Rationalist

1 day ago

John Think, are you claiming that Kangen Water is a proven cure and treatment for cancer? If so, where is the science to back it up: there is none; only shill "testimonials". Would you tell your mother to not utilize western medicine if she was diagnosed with Cancer and to drink only Kangen Water instead (the water you sell/recommend)? If the answer is yes, you are a very dangerous individual. I don't sell water filters or medical products and have nothing to gain financially by posting here. At the end of my life, I want to be able to look in the mirror and know I didn't spend my time scamming innocent people; that is why I would never sell or promote Kangen Water. People who knowingly scam people in order to achieve their own personal aims are Sociopaths; thus anyone who is aware of the true nature of Kangen Water and continues to sell it under the pretence of miracle cures is at the very least an anti-social person; either that or really ignorant or ***. I truly hope that you fall into the later category rather than the first.

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The Rationalist

Sep 16

Consider the following words before investing in a Kangen Water Machine:
You know a medical product is 'snake oil' when all the salesperson can do is offer outlandish claims based on testimonials and no peer reviewed studies. People are making claims that alkaline water cures cancer, heart disease, diabetes, eye problems and all sorts of diseases. The manufacturers of the device however do not make these claims.
There is not one mention of this ''Amazing Drug'' on any government medical website such as the FDA, CDC, EPA or any others. There are no clinical studies proving any of the claims made by the salespeople.
Promoting Alkaline Water Hurts People because the people selling Alkaline water are making false medical claims which give people false hope or makes them not look for traditional treatments. It is sold, as a food supplement so there is no regulation. It is the same way they can sell weight loss and male enhancement products that do not work. Sake oil products come along all the time. It is amazing how we are all so desperate that we tend to want to believe anything.
A search of FDA, CDC, EPA, WEBMD show no studies or information. The following two articles also provide some useful insight into the world of Alkaline Water Health Quackery Scams.
http://www.apswater.com/article.asp?id=198&title=Alkaline+Water+Hoax+It+is+Simple+Science http://www.apswater.com/article.asp?id=207&title=About_Kangen_Water_-_Many_know_It_is_a_scam

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Just Some Guy

Sep 16

I don't know much about the return policy. All I have is my personal experience with this product.
My best friend got a Kangen SD501 and started doing the business about a year and a half ago. I immediately had red flags go up when he approached me about it. I mean think about it, water resolving all of these medical issues for these people. It's a little hard to believe... So I didn't.
For the first 5 months I refused to even try the water. I told my buddy, "I already drink water, I'm good." As he persisted I grew more and more agitated.
Finally at one point we got into an argument and he said, "For someone who claims to be so open minded, you sure aren't acting like it." So out of frustration I agreed I would try it for a month and then thats it... I was sure that I was not going to feel anything and expressed them to him, but he insisted.
Much to my amazement after 10 days I began sleeping wayy better! I never use to remember/have dreams and all of the sudden I couldn't stop dreaming. Then by day 14 the tendonitis I had in my knees for the last 8 years had completely subsided. I started freaking out... I then proceeded to give it to my dad and grandma. After a month of drinking it, their doctors had lowered their cholesterol medication and my grandma was actually taken off of her insulin (she was a borderline type 2 diabetic).
All in all, I went from super skeptic to believer. And by your post I am assuming you didn't even drink it consistently for over 21
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DiLynn

Aug 30 Vero Beach, Florida

I also bought the best Kangen Water machine Enagic had to offer (both in Florida and Norway), and it has been a miracle cure for me personally. And it is the "drinkers" who claim it to be a fantastic help for their many health problems. It has helped with skin problems 3 doctors couldn't help me with, didn't know what the problem was, one said was incurable and gave me antibiotics - couldn't stomach that stuff, literally. I am not so tired from the acidic state my body was in - now I am more alkaline. My developing arthritis has stopped (started at 59, I am 62 and had a machine for 3 years). It is expensive technology and a high-quality machine, so it's not a cheap water filter. I have told all my family and friends about it and several have bought machines - I bought one for my skeptical daughter and she now drinks it religiously, as do her new little ones. I was at the Paris office official opening and the testimonials there were equally incredible and inspiring as to what people experienced. And it does NOT make alkaline water from harmful chemicals. I use the strong acid on my Pugs irritated ears to kill bacteria and gargle with it; I clean all my windows/mirrors with the super high alkaline water. Please talk to others who have felt the benefits and TRY IT!

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Tyent

Jul 29 Sewell, New Jersey

Also beware while getting Kangen Water Machines.
Enagic Kangen machines boosts pH of water with the help of harmful chemicals.
Shocking truth about Kangen Water. (Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhD1tJhJ-NM

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TheRealist

Jul 17

I didn't know that the magic bubbles of Kangen water are able to physically hold open the airway for those who suffer from sleep apnea (heavy snoring) all night. Very impressive indeed. I am also excited to now know that Kangen water is the first and only cure currently available for the over 100 forms of arthritis; there must be a mass-coverup by Western medical practitioners at play for sure. It is also reassuring to know that a reliable cure for most forms of Cancer has been proven effective by the use of this, albeit somewhat costly, machine.
A foole & his money,
be soone at debate:
which after with sorow,
repents him to late.
Thomas Tusser

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Kangen believer

Jul 15 Burbank, California

My personal experience is that six years ago, a friend starting bringing my wife and me Kangen water and told us to start drinking it exclusively. That meant my wife needed to stop drinking her daily can of coke and start drinking a substantial amount of the water. I was a water drinker myself, but never knew the difference between ordinary (bottled or tap) water and alkaline ionized water. We were 68 and 65 years of age at the time. Within 30 days, my wife's arthritis pain disappeared. We both realized our normal acid reflex from spicy foods was a thing of the past. Our snoring (we used to chase one or other to the guest room almost nightly) diminished drastically and only pops up if we have too much alcohol. By the way, I've not given up my usual martini each evening. So, we're not purists, but we do drink at least half our body weight in Kangen water each day.
After looking over the medical studies that originate in Japan and other Asian countries, we decided the science was real - and the gold standard of ionizers was (and remains to be) the Kangen water machines made by Enagic -who's been in business for 40 years. Enagic has expanded around the world and it's because the water works. "Works" means it helps the body to flush out the toxins and acidity which is the root cause of degenerative disease. The typical MD does not know anything about this because they have been trained to treat symptoms and not look for the root cause of illness.
Since purchasing
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DDsocal

Aug 01

Your wife stopped drinking a coke a day. Something so unhealthy. Yes, water is healthier than coke. "We drink half our body weight a day in Kagen water each day?" So if you are 180 pounds you are drinking 90 pounds of water a day. Impossible. I'm 100 pounds and could not drink 50 pounds of water a day and most likely would be dead from electrolyte imbalance. I don't think your experience is a sound experiment when someone was drinking a coke a day and you were probably drinking more alcohol than you do now. An accurate study would be there would be no change in all other factors except for the water consumption - in the same amounts previously. I think people spend $4,000 for a machine and begin to make healthier choices and live a healthier lifestyle.

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DaddyTJ

Sep 26

I'm sorry, but I'll have to agree with the original poster. Think about it? How much damage is ONE coca-cola going to do to a person and how much difference is ONE can of Coca-Cola going to make? And get real with the commenting and insulting. What they probably meant to say was 1oz for every 1lb of half their body weight.
So 180 pounds / 2 == 90 pounds == 90 ounces of water
And I haven't started the Kangen water thing yet, but i have a friend who's been doing it for about a year, and they have a machine they are going to let me fill up my 5 gallon water jugs for free.

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Kangen is best

Oct 10 Soddy Daisy, Tennessee

Yes, Kangen believer should have said 1/2 your body weight in ounces. Kangen water has helped me with my blood pressure and allergies and my Mom with her colon issues when NO doctor could help her in nearly 40 years! If Jesus Christ himself preformed miracles right in front of people, there would still be nay sayers and critics

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Ashley

Jul 14

Kangen water- is a brand name for Alkaline Water.
Although these machines are expensive they are not worth it as there are many drawbacks of owning a Kangen water machine because these machines make alkaline water, with the help of harmful chemicals, so what I would say is to stay away from Enagic Kangen.
The video says it all.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhD1tJhJ-NM

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Samy

Jul 13 Pasadena, California

I don't see how the machine is a scam if you're only comment is about return policy. I bought the machine and it does make alkaline water and is the best ionizer on the market. Be fair when you criticize anything, don't turn your anger into spite and obvious exaggeration.

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Joseph

Jun 29

My wife bought one of those $4,000 machines 4 years ago. We both drink the water. In that period I developed type 2 diabetes and neuropathy in my feet. I also developed nasal polyps so bad they had to be surgically removed.
Do I blame the water for that? Of course not.
But I don't feel the least bit more energetic or healthy and my wife, after claiming at first she felt better, now admits the water does nothing for her.
Somebody makes a pile every time they sell one of these. As far as we can see the system is worthless.

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gundy1

Jul 04 Austin, Texas

Did you change your diet at all? Do you smoke? Do you consume alcohol? Were you drinking other things that could have ruined the alkaline water you were putting into your body? I have a machine and I was already a healthy young male and a college and pro athlete...I saw a difference immediately in a positive way in everything I did from sleep to my workouts.

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Rotten Apple Hunter

Jun 02 Richmond, British Columbia

Classic Pseudoscience. Also commonly described as the classic MLM lotions and potions. As with all shill posts, those on this thread can be instantly identified by the use of all caps words and name dropping (presidents, billionaires, etc...) and miracle cure testimonials. You'd think this multi-decade old tactic would grow old, but it never seems to. I wonder how long this Kangen Device faith healing machine will keep going.

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DiLynn

Aug 30 Vero Beach, Florida

Enagic and their machines have been around for almost 50 years. The majority of hospitals in Japan use them, 1 in every 5 Japanese households have a machine (previously water was only available at the hospitals). Japan has the highest longevity on WHO (I think that's the list), USA is no. 42. I think this "faith healing" machine - approved by the FDA as a medical device because it has been proven to do what it says it does - will keep on going for a long time. And all those persons who have been "name-dropped" - they are not ***, regardless of your personal opinion about them.

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Anonymous

Aug 31

Actually, the FDA made a very specific warning against companies such as Kangen in January of 2014. Furthermore, it is absurdly fictional to state that the increased mean life expectancy of Japanese citizens is due to the exclusive use of Kangen water. You are correct however in that Kangen will probably keep scamming people for a great many decades to come. Here is the article:
"The Food and Drug Administration warned the public to be wary of traders selling gagets that supposedly convert tap or bottled water into “alkaline” or “oxygenated” water with claims that such water is an effective cure for many ailments.
Specifically, the FDA warned the public about unsubstantiated claims and promises by traders that “alkaline” or “oxygenated” water removes every known chronic disease condition, acts as strong antioxidant, slows the aging process, and promotes greater absorption of nutrients.
“Although the FDA recognizes the United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/RES/64/292 (2010), which guarantees the right to safe and clean drinking water, therapeutic claims made on drinking water as a ploy to promote and market water must be substantiated through valid clinical trials,” said the FDA advisory, signed by its director Kenneth Hartigan-Go.
The FDA noted that making claims without validated clinical trials is in violation of RA 9711, otherwise known as the FDA Act of 2009, for selling or offering for sale or use purification devices that allegedly produce water
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truthseeker

Apr 25

total scam see it here
http://www.alkalinewaterionizers.org/consumer-reports-why-are-kangen-water-ionizers-so-expensive/

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Raincity

Mar 10

Kangen worked for me - after 15 years with Rheumatoid Arthritis - I am now free of my disease. I once took five medications, denied health insurance, and was nearly disabled all before the age of 30.
At 32, I started drinking the water and I'm 35 now - no medication and no need to see a doctor. I can honestly say Kangen saved my life. Healthyra.com to read my story.
Heather M 253-209-7434

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