The Best Water to Drink, and the Types that Should Be Avoided
“Water: it makes up almost 75% of your body and is absolutely necessary for life.

You probably know you should drink 8 to 10 glasses of this life-giving liquid per day, but have you given serious thought to the quality of your water?

Our water guide will tell you everything you need to know about water and which kinds are best for optimal health…

Tap water is municipal water that comes out of the faucets and has been treated, processed and disinfected. It is purified with chlorine and generally has added flouride. But one of the byproducts from using chlorine in our drinking water is linked to cancer1.
•Distilled water can be any kind of water that has been vaporized and collected, leaving behind any solid residues, including minerals. Distilled water has no minerals in it at all.
•Reverse osmosis water has been forced through membranes that remove larger particles, pollutants and minerals. Reverse osmosis water is usually acidic2.
•Deionized water has had ionized impurities and minerals removed from it but not bacteria or pathogens.

All of the above waters lack essential minerals that are necessary for good health. Mineral deficiency can lead to insulin resistance, migraines, high blood pressure, constipation and even heart beat irregularities!


Knowing where your bottled water comes from

Consumer Reports magazine: July 2012
Artesian, spring, purified, and sparkling waters may be treated differently or come from different places
“..Whatever the bottle says, don’t be misled by crisp blue labels and pictures of mountains. Forty-seven percent of the bottled water sold in the U.S. is tap water that’s been purified, according to data from the Beverage Marketing Association, a trade group. If you’re concerned about the water quality in your area but don’t want to pay for bottled water, check out our review of water filters…”

The 6 Worst Brands of Bottled Water You Can Buy January 21, 2011
“..In all, only three bottled water products received a good rating for transparency from the EWG:
1.Nestlé’s Pure Life Purified Water
2.Gerber Pure Purified Water
3.Penta Ultra-Purified Water

20 brands of bottled water tested for pH , from
“..Published on Aug 30, 2013

See Full Article:…
Here are the brands of bottled water I tested today. Actual testing begins: 6:09.
6:09 Walmart Distilled Water – acidic 4-pH [orange]
6:23 Walmart Spring Water – neutral 7.5-pH [between green & blue]
6:35 Gerber Pure Water – acidic 5.5-pH [yellow-green]
6:45 Nestle Pure Life – acidic 6-pH [yellow-green]
7:00 Walmart Drinking Water – acidic 4-pH [orange]
7:43 Ice Mountain – acidic 5.5-pH [yellow-green]
7:51 Smart Water – acidic 5.5-pH [yellow-green] Note: Sorry, color changed after I called it.
8:04 Aqua Fina – acidic 4.5-pH [yellow-orange]
8:50 Evian – neutral 7-pH [blue-green]
9:12 Essentia – alkaline 9-pH [blue-violet]
9:44 Function Water – acidic 5 pH [yellow]
9:54 Super Chill – neutral 7.5-pH [blue-green]
10:34 Absopure – neutral 7.5 [blue-green]
10:45 Fiji – neutral 7.0 [green]
10:59 Evamore – alkaline 8-pH [blue]
11:28 Penta – acidic 4-pH [orange]
11:56 Poland Spring Water – acidic 5-pH [yellow]
12:08 Dassani – acidic 4-pH [orange]
12:33 Voss – acidic 6-pH [yellow-green]
12:49 Eternal – neutral 7.5-pH [blue-green]
14:10 St. Louis unfiltered tap water – alkaline 8 pH [blue]
14:55 St. Louis water filtered with the Alkaline Plus PH Pitcher – alkaline 9.5-pH [purple]

Don’t drink another drop of water until you see this!! , from

Do bottled waters actually taste different? We found out.

1. Mountain Valley Spring Water
2. Voss

The story: Found in an artesian well in Norway and also in fancy hotel rooms, Voss ties Mountain Spring for the most expensive water on the list.
3. Nestle Pure Life

The story: Nestle owns 64 different brands of water, from Perrier to Poland Spring, but we tested their most popular: Pure Life. It’s classified as purified water, which means it comes from a well or municipal source and is then carbon filtered, softened, demineralized, re-mineralized, and disinfected with ultraviolet light and ozone.
Tasting notes: A clean taste, with no trace of minerals at all. Neutral in flavor. If you’re a marathon runner, this would be a great choice. It quenches in a very direct and pleasing way.


Bottled Water Brands Private Study… Which Ones Are Best To Drink?

How to make your own alkaline water? NAAZIR RA , from

*see Fitness: Physiology of Exercise

Here’s How Much Water You Should Drink Before, During, and After a Workout
H2O is more important for your muscles than you think
“…As a rule of thumb, drink 8 ounces (oz.) of water 30 minutes before you hit the gym to ensure your muscles are firing on all cylinders. Then drink 16 oz. within 30 minutes of finishing.

Deciding how much to sip in the middle of a sweat session is a little more subjective, but nutritional therapist Jo Scott-Dalgleish recommends aiming for 16 oz. during the course of a 1-hour workout.

Related: 10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

After 90 minutes of moderate exercise, water is no longer enough. At this point, your glycogen..’


Should you drink water while training

How Much Water Do You Really Need? Mauro Di Pasquale July 06, 2017
“….So How Much Water Should You Drink

My recommendation is to drink when you’re thirsty, and if you think you should be drinking more, don’t overdo it. As far as drinking water in and around exercise, I’ve outlined a few simple guidelines that will make sure you’re well hydrated without hitting any extremes.

Within an hour or so of training, drink a few glasses of water so you start well hydrated. While training you can drink a glass or so of water for every 15 minutes you train, especially if you’re sweating it out..

same article says Too Much Water?
Early Symptoms of Hyponatremia

Muscle cramps

The reason why over hydrating can be dangerous is that when we consume large amounts of water when exercising, blood plasma (the liquid part of blood) increases, while the sodium concentration in the body fluids decreases, both as a result of the dilution by the water but also because sodium is lost by sweating.

Hyponatremia, or low blood sodium, generally happens after drinking too much plain water and can lead to adverse effects and tissue damage, and interfere with brain, heart, and muscle function.

Severe symptoms can include vomiting, muscle twitching, delirium, seizures, coma and death.

A new review of three deaths of US military recruits highlights the dangers of drinking too much water. Like in sports, the military has traditionally focused on dangers of not drinking enough, especially under conditions often associated with exercise and hot conditions. However, getting overzealous over the need to drink large amounts of water and over-hydrating can have deadly consequences..”

Should You Drink Water During A Work Out? – YouTube

Can We Drink Water During Exercise? | Health & Fitness … – YouTube

DON’T Drink Water When Working Out & Eat MORE Fat

Bottled Water Safe?

Here’s what’s in your bottled water (Marketplace)

What brand of bottle water do you usually buy? Has any of the data above changed your choice of purchase in the future?

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