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I don’t assume to know what the best drinking water is for every person. After all, “best” is a subjective term.
Many factors come into play when we think of choosing the best drinking water for ourselves and our families.
Just a few of these factors include lifestyle, health objectives, finances, living accommodations, sports and fitness levels, and so forth.
However, getting past the semantics, we could probably all agree that “good” drinking water is:
(1) safe to drink (relatively contaminant and chemical free) and (2) it tastes good.
Drinking clean, healthy, chemical-free water is the foundation to health. However, just because water is safe to drink and tastes good doesn’t necessarily mean it is healthy.
For example, experts agree that all tap and bottled water contain traces of unhealthy synthetic chemicals. So even though tap or bottled water may not make us sick, the cumulative effects of these chemicals (hundreds of which have never even been tested) in our body are significant.
Even minute traces of these contaminants can lead to a weakened immune system (or worse) with long-term exposure.
Many reputable experts today agree that the healthiest water is mineral rich and free of contaminants.
Even though there are some studies that argue the benefits of de-mineralized water (such as reverse osmosis and distilled water), the most recent and credible studies are conclusive that water that contains minerals is the healthiest and best drinking water.
Dr. Mu Shik Jhon, considered by the scientific community to be the top water expert in the world, writes that the best drinking water contains a balance of essential minerals.
In his book The Water Puzzle and the Hexagonal Key, Jhon says that from a biological and medical point of view, de-mineralized water is simply not healthy to drink.
In fact, Japanese water experts consider de-mineralized water as “dead” water, while mineral-rich water is referred to as “living” water.
If your health is a priority, your best drinking water will have at least the first three of the following qualities—and optimally, all five:
After many years of personal experimentation and research, I have come to the following conclusions about the healthiest drinking water in the U.S.
In numerous locations around the world, the best drinking water available might simply be chlorinated water that is safe to drink. So everything is relative . . .
Good Drinking Water
Revised October 2018
Further reading . . .
Molecular Hydrogen in Water - What Is It and How to Get It?
Drinking Water Filter Reviews and Recommendations
Ionized Water - 3 Key Health Benefits
Ionized Alkaline Water - 4 Major Health Benefits?
Alkaline Water Benefits - 3 Important Factors
Vitamin Water - Unhealthy Bottled Brands vs Homemade
Health Benefits of Coconut Water
Drinking Spring Water - Health Pros and Cons
Drinking Rain Water - Health Advantages and Disadvantages
Drinking Soft Water - The Health Drawbacks
Drinking Rainwater - An Effective Way to Conserve Water and Save Money
Drinking Infused Water - The Health Benefits
Hydration Beverages - 5 Healthy Choices
Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice for Internal Use
Benefits of Switchel - A Healthy Electrolyte Beverage
Sun-Charged Water - Its Benefits and Uses
Benefits of Ginger Water and How to Make It
Benefits of Green Coconut Water for Health and Hydration
Perrier Mineral Water - Is It Healthy or Unhealthy?
Ebook: Hydrogen-Infused Water - The Fountain of Youth
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