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Nausea After Drinking Water? Possible Reasons.

What Causes Nausea After Drinking Water and How Can It Be Prevented? To the naked eye, the water you are about to drink may look clean. But what is actually in the water? Do you know about nitrates or levels of TDS or even toxins in there? We did an awesome article on Just how safe is your drinking water, where we looked at all the possible different contaminants that may be found in water. You can read this piece...
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WHAT IS FILTERED WATER AND THE IMPORTANCE OF FILTRATION

WHAT IS FILTERED WATER EXPLAINED Water filtration is the method of purifying water using specially designed equipment, or chemicals to make it safe for consumption. Making water safe and healthy for drinking is a process that ensures that the final product is free of microorganisms that may cause illness. WHY IS WATER FILTERED? Filtering water will get rid of all foreign impurities that might be in the water, especially when it comes directly from the faucet. The chemicals, as well...
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Berkey Water Filter Scratch and Dent Systems – To Buy or Not to?

Do Berkey Water Filter Scratch and Dent Products Offer Value For Money? We love this brand, there’s no doubt about this. Our Big Berkey is used on a regular basis and still does what it’s supposed to do. So when a buddy of mine asked why we don’t talk about the Scratch/Dent products, I decided to investigate some more. So apart from a small “B” stamped on the upper and lower stainless steel chambers and the obvious cosmetic damage, what’s...
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Where To Recycle Water Filters Efficiently

  Where to Recycle Water Filters Continuously growing in demand, water filtration systems have become more accessible to buyers. The most common question, though, is: What do I do with my old water filters? Understanding Why You Should Recycle Water Filters Regardless of the kind of water filter you use, you have to change its filter cartridge on a regular basis – otherwise, your entire water treatment process is incomplete. For any kind of water filter, this frequency is based...
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Do Electronic Water Descalers Work Or Not?

Do Electronic Water Descalers Work Or Are There Better Methods? We did a write up on a great product recently, which can be found here.  When you have pipes becoming blocked up with scale, you need help. Your faucets, showerheads, and sinks suffer too. The producer of the Eddy Electronic water descaler offers a warranty of 12 months, so you may want to consider the product and give it a try. You also run the risk of damage to washing...
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Does Distillation Remove Fluoride From Water?

Does Distillation Remove Fluoride From Water?

We Wanted To Look At Does Distillation Remove Fluoride From Water?     Is Distilled Water Totally Fluoride Free? I can still remember when the television spouted a million commercials about how fluoride was the answer to all my dental problems. Now, the news tells us fluoride isn’t fit for human consumption at all.   Apart from being a neurotoxin, fluoride is also a veritable pandora’s box of health issues such as endocrine problems, digestive problems, thyroid disease, etc. Who’d...
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Backpacking Water Filter – What To Consider

Backpacking Water Filter – What To Consider

Best Backpacking Water Filter Selection We’re looking at the importance of hydration, while out hiking or camping. Clean, safe drinking water is essential and we’re going to advise you on why. Then we’ll make 4 suggestions for products. These are ( in no particular order ); Sawyer Products MINI Water Filtration System. A well known brand with a wide product range. The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is second. World famous for the lightweight filter. A heavier duty one is Survivor...
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Filtered Water VS Bottled Water

Filtered water vs bottled water- the facts about bottled water vs. tap water Public concern about tap water quality has resulted in a massive growth in bottled water sales which have tripled in the last decade. Bottled water is the fastest growing and most profitable segment of the beverage industry. On average Americans back in 2004/2005 drank 24 gallons of bottled water. This figure showed the popularity,  making it second only to carbonated soft drinks. Slick marketing and advertising still...
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Haloacetic Acids In Your Drinking Water

Haloacetic Acids In Your Drinking Water

Dealing with Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water? The vast majority of drinking water or tap water in the US and the UK are laden with a little-known compound called ‘Haloacetic acids’ or HAA5. Haloacetic acids, combined with other harmful contaminants, make tap water unsafe to consume. Long term exposure to the compound is shown to have adverse health effects including birth defects, skin irritation and cancer. Haloacetic acids are a byproduct of water treatment mainly by using chlorine. The acid...
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Yeti vs Hydro Flask – The Search For The Best Water Bottle

Hydro Flask vs Yeti Comparison Introduction Call it a reusable water bottle or a flask, but the point remains that metal water bottles are definitely a Gen Z trend.   Apart from having an eye-catching colorful appearance, these bottles are a great way to reduce plastic waste and to keep your preferred liquid of choice at the temperature you want. There’s not much to dislike about this product.   But, if you’re already a flask-fan and can’t seem to decide...
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