Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 19, 2017 12:00 pm
We recently looked at the plastics that we unknowingly drink when we crack open a fresh bottle of water or turn on the tap. Â America is the world leader in plastic fiber contamination, with a horrifying 94% of nationwide samples testing positive. Â India and Lebanon are the closest runners-up; but for now, the dubious honor of topping the plastic fiber contamination table belongs to us. Â
Yet another unpalatable fact about Americaâ€™s drinking water emerged upon publication of a report into the presence of microscopic plastic fibers in an astonishing 94 percent of samples tested.
Itâ€™s not just America that is swallowing untold quantities of plastics from industry, homes and manufacturing; around 80 percent of samples worldwide tested positive. Â If itâ€™s in our water, then itâ€™s in our food. Â If itâ€™s our food, …
Why not?Â I mean, what could go wrong?Â Well, like most products these days, there are definitely water ionizers that you should avoid!
A water ionizer is a fairly significant purchase for most households, and itâ€™s worth spending a little time making sure you get the right one.Â So what are the five key points that you must consider before handing over your credit card?
It hasnâ€™t been a great couple of months to be in the soda industry.Â On 20th April this year a report was published by the America Stroke Association that appeared to draw a link between the consumption of artificially sweetened “diet” soda and the risk of suffering a stroke or dementia.Â A further report from Beverage Marketing Corps pointed to the fact that Americans now officially drink more bottled water than soda.
So, did you make any New Year resolutions?Â If you did, then the chances are that they were connected to health and well being, weight management or fitness and energy levels.Â Weâ€™re not psychic; itâ€™s just that youâ€™re in good company, as nearly 38% of people make resolutions to create improvements in these areas of their lives.
Out of these popular resolutions, guess how many of them can become …
Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 8, 2016 12:00 pm
Weâ€™re nearing the end of our 10-part series on how ionizers compare to other types of drinking water, but we still have a few more options for you to think about!
Today, weâ€™re looking at the pros and cons of drinking water from your own well.Â Firstly, the major plus is that youâ€™re off grid; you have your own water supply and no more water bills.Â You and your family can …
Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 10, 2016 12:00 pm
Back in 2008, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that 10 top brands of bottled water contained contaminants such as disinfectant by-products, pain medication and fertilizer residue.
Even if the beverageÂ industry has cleaned up its act since then, thereâ€™s still the worry that plastic leaches controversial carcinogen Bisphenal A (BPA) into the bottled water.Â No one is certain about the long-term effects of imbibing the estrogen-mimicking chemical, so wobbly reassurances along the lines of â€śit seems to be alright …