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Response to Bottled Water vs Tap Water 2013-01-25 09:37:25 Reply

At 1/24/13 09:22 PM, chiefindomer wrote:
At 1/24/13 08:07 PM, Ragnarokia wrote: Filtering tap water isn't good for you, to all those who have mentioned it. Those filtering systems you can buy take out all the minerals and salts etc. from the tap water which are good for you and leave you with very unhealthy water.
A lack of minerals in no way makes water unhealthy, less nutritious maybe, but not unhealthy.

Honestly, I don't think the minerals in tap water are really much of a factor in choosing whether or not to filter the water. The simple fact of the matter is you lose minerals and salts from drinking such filtered water which you wouldn't from the tap water. If you were to drink nothing but that water you wouldn't be doing your body any favours, and if you also obsess over removing salts from your food etc. as so many people are then it really will become unhealthy. Most people seem to not understand that small quantities of such things are very healthy for the body and required.


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Response to Bottled Water vs Tap Water 2013-07-26 15:52:35 Reply

I don't drink bottled water because its so expensive, bad for the enviornment and I have heard it is no different from tap water. I do use a water filter though to remove any contaminates from the water. I just found this cool reusable filter that you can take with you on the go. Its called WaterBean. It is a reusable water filter that fits into any water bottle, allowing you to have clean water anywhere you go. Plus its cheap! Starting at only $12. The filters last up to three months and the use of one WaterBean can save 280 bottles from ending up in landfills each year. Check it out http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/waterbean

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Response to Bottled Water vs Tap Water 2013-07-27 04:27:33 Reply

At 1/22/13 07:01 PM, Demonbrunch wrote: Ewgh, tap water's so gross. And making Kool-Aid with it leaves this white residue on the top while the powder mixes. And there's all this controversy about the germs that dwell in tap water.

...but living on bottled water is just so prudish. Yes, it looks cleaner and I always see interviewees carrying them, but how would you respond if you were at a friend's house and saw their basement filled with Poland Springs.

tap water in bathrooms is bad but in the kitchin its ok and the only bottled water i drink is fizzy watter


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Response to Bottled Water vs Tap Water 2013-07-27 05:32:13 Reply

Tap water is free.
Bottle water you pay for.
They taste the same.
They are as healthy as each other.
Tap water wins. Fatality.


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Response to Bottled Water vs Tap Water 2013-07-27 05:41:47 Reply

I recycle my plastic bottles that I use to get tap water with.


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