Well said, and I agree. The most important skill we can develop in regards to our own health is our own intuition and how to listen to what our body is telling us!
Water distillation is a purification method that is the only way of ridding water of 99.9% of contaminants ie: heavy metals,inorganic rock minerals, chemicals, viruses, bacteria etc. It is the purest form of water you can drink. You need to invest in the equipment in order to make it. You can find cheap water distillers usually for around $250-$300. It will act as a solvent in the body leaching out inorganic minerals increasing over-all health and cleansing the kidneys. Because of this some have said it leaches vital minerals from the body which is completely untrue. A good site that dispells some popular myths about distilled water is here: http://www.durastill.com/myths.html
Distilled has to be homemade though as the store bought stuff will have thousands of chemicals in it.