Have you ever wondered what the term ‘Natural Mineral Water’ means and how it is different from bottled drinking water? If yes, then we are here to help you get a better understanding of natural mineral water. Here’s an overview:
What is Natural Mineral Water?
Natural mineral water unlike bottled drinking water does not go through chemical processing. It is sourced from underground sources that are free from pollutants. This makes the water naturally safe to drink.
Key facts about Natural Mineral Water
a) Distinctive taste
The distinctly pure and velvety taste of natural mineral water is due to the mineral composition that is determined by the geographical location and the surrounding environment from where the water is sourced.
b) Bottled at source
Natural Mineral Water must be bottled at source leaving no room for any contaminants to enter
c) Guaranteed high quality
When opting to drink Natural Mineral Water, you can be assured that the water is of the highest quality.
d) Can be Still or Sparkling Water
Natural Mineral Water can be either still or sparkling Water. Sparkling Water is carbonated water and the water may either naturally have carbon dioxide or it may be added later.
What are the different minerals present in Natural Mineral Water?
The human body needs sodium in order to maintain blood pressure, control fluid levels and for normal nerve and muscle function.
Natural mineral water is the perfect non-caloric means of getting up to a quarter of your daily calcium intake. Calcium supports bone health and has shown to manage blood pressure.
Potassium is often considered an essential nutrient that cures blood pressure, reduces anxiety, stress and improves one’s general wellbeing.
Magnesium is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It is known to aid in maintaining bone health, provide relief from cramps, assist in the production of collagen and so much more.
The cells in the lining of your stomach need chloride to make hydrochloric acid, which is a component of your digestive juices.
Sulphate is anti-inflammatory and anti-depressant. It is needed for making stomach acid and digestive enzymes, so that we can break down the food we eat into useful components.
Bicarbonates work as an acid buffer. Your body does generate bicarbonate during metabolism, but generally not enough to regulate the acid/base-balance your body needs to function efficiently. Bicarbonate is a natural component of all mineral waters.
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