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Is Boiled Water More Safer Than Ro Filtered Water
Depends: Don't know what your are particulary referring to. If you are talking about municipal water, nothing needs to be done. If yoiu have well water, perhaps you need some form of treatment. If you are referring to raw water while camping, specific filters are as good as boiling for safety. One can always boil water but not filter out other agents. You can do both if unsure. Investigate furhter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BS: They make a lot of money to promote "purified" water. No evidence. ...Read more
Filtered water: Drinking filtered water is not a bad idea as most tap water contains teeth-strengthening fluoride. Natural spring water with minerals drinking directly might be ok, but not necessarily healthier. Bottled water, however, is controversial as most water bottles are unfortunately not recycled, resulting in billions of water bottles clogging landfills each year, which cannot be easily decomposed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Water: The healthiest is pure water. Tap water may contain contaminants, chemicals and if comes from well or city town source. Can have it tested. Simple - buy brita water filter. Why do want alkaline water? Guess put alka seltzer in water, voila alkaline water good stomach upset. Shame but pure water hard to find naturally. Bottled ok but plastic bottles problem. Get good water filter. ...Read more
Why: You shouldn't need to boil your water unless its contaminated. ...Read more
Overall yes: Both have no or very limited calories (a good thing), both have bubbles, can be refreshing, but can also cause gassiness, bloat, etc. Sparkling water wins because you retrain your taste buds, so they don't continue to "crave" intense sweet taste. Sparkling water has no artificial sweeteners so you avoid whatever controversies exist re: short and long term safety. ...Read more
Depends on the tap: Some tap water is as good or better than purified water. Some tap water is not good for you. It is a local question to be asked of the local health department. ...Read more
Son is 2y old,still boiling the drinking water for him(although bottled water),in egypt afraid of water even bottled,is okay? Or water loses sodium?
Boiled is safer: Water that has been boiled is safer, because germs and parasites have been cooked. People get their sodium from salt in food. In modern societies, we already eat too much sodium, and therefore need no additional sodium from our water. Other ways to make water safe include using special water filters and adding a specific tiny amount of bleach to partially treated water. ...Read more
NO: I see no advantage or disadvantage of the carbonation, so drink whichever you enjoy. Just keep drinking water. Good luck. ...Read more
Tap water: Fluoridated water has greatly reduced dental caries incidence in the general population. Places that have excessive Fluoride that is naturally occurring in drinking water, have at worst mottled splotchy discorations in teeth. However the carcinogens found in the plastics re detrimental to health. ...Read more
About the same: Despite advertisements, they're about the same.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does naturally flavored sparking water hydrate as good as regular water? I usually drink sparkling more because I don't care for plain water
Dehydration: AMY CANAVAN, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Falls Church, Virginia BILLY S. ARANT, JR., MD, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee Am Fam Physician. 2009 Oct 1;80(7):692-696. Diagnosis and Management of Dehydration in Children Check this article out Typically it is the combination of elctorytes and carbs that make a difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Diet coke offers nothing over a glass of cold, clean water except the taste, the fun of the bubbles, and a bit of caffeine. Vitamin water has the advantage of a tiny bit of vitamins, enough to make it smell funny. Pay for whichever one you want to spend money on. How about some fresh fruit for the sweetness and enjoyment instead? ...Read more
Water: contaminated by what? You can become seriously ill depending on the contaminant or pathogen. If you are relatively healthy you can live without water for a day. ...Read more
Nothing: Many times the "spring water" is not as pure as the normal "tap/drinking water". The requirements on a public water supplier by the epa and the state department of the environment is extremely controlled, and cost the water supplier a significant amount of time, money, and proper certifications just to produce this level of water quality. Spring water is not controlled and has many contaminates. ...Read more
Yes and No: As far as providing fluid to the body both are same. Flavored water may have sugars or substitutes that may provide more calories or adverse effects. ...Read more
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