- You've probably heard the buzz about "raw water," the hottest new drink in Silicon Valley. It promises benefits like "natural probiotics" and "beauty minerals" like silica—and as we just discovered, it's a total rip-off.
"Natural Probiotics" is spelled incorrectly. They meant to write Cholera. Water is full of stuff that used to kill people by the thousands. Millions even. There is a legitimate reason why we in the industrial world spend hundreds of millions of dollars on water purification and testing.