A 33-year-old member asked:
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is distilled water the same as purified water or are they different?

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Dr. Kenneth Stoller
35 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sort of: Purified water normally means water that has gone through a filtration process. Distillation is a form of purification but all purified water is not distilled.
Answered on Jul 9, 2015
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