advertised in spring water or mineral water derives from the minerals
dissolved, while pure H2O is tasteless. As such, purity in spring and
mineral water refers to purity from toxins, pollutants, and microbes.
Taste is highly personal. Water drinker types include the pure-fectionist, the explorer, the image seeker, and the struggler, who doesn’t really like water that much.
Americans love to belittle the quality of their tap water. But in blind taste tests, with waters at equal temperatures, presented in identical glasses, ordinary people can rarely distinguish between tap water, spring water, and luxury waters.
While some people prefer the taste of water over other drinks, most people find it relatively bland and will stop drinking water before becoming fully hydrated.
Water is the best, but it only helps you if you drink it. Drink water for maximum hydration, but feel free to mix things up a bit to cater to your personal taste. You will drink more of what you like. In the end, the quantity of liquid is the biggest factor for getting and staying hydrated.
Consumers are beginning to recognize that bottled water, like wine, has a unique identity that is defined by its origin.
Water is indeed everywhere—especially bottled water.
High-end restaurants now have water lists in addition to wine lists, water bars are opening up around the globe, and gourmet markets are selling dozens of different varieties of domestic and imported bottled waters.
Serve all waters at the same temperature –- say, 55°F – to nicely showcases the differences in the waters. Observe that a slight increase in temperature has a calming effect on waters with the larger, louder bubbles. This enables diners to better pair the water with food and establish a true dialog between fine food and fine water.
people complain that they don’t like the taste of water, or that it is
boring to drink! You can make water drinking an enjoyable process.
Here's how you can make water drinking process enjoyable. You can:
Add fresh mint leaves, squeeze fresh lemon, lime, or orange into a cold glass of water.
Add slices of strawberry or apple, to a pitcher of water. Serve chilled.
Try distilled fruit water with added fruit essence, without added sugar or artificial sweeteners, in a variety of great flavors.
Drink herbal teas that have a variety of healing properties and come in a multitude of flavors. Serve tea over ice or hot.
Squeeze lemon or lime to water. Note: Warm water with the juice of 1 lemon taken in the morning on an empty stomach is a great liver detoxifier, and has been shown to aid in weight loss.
Just simply - Drink More Water!
It is important to know that the body can only absorb 4 ounces of water every 10 minutes, so like many things in life, it is important to be proactive with drinking water. Aim to drink one glass of pure water every hour you are awake.
"To the people of poor nations, we
pledge to work alongside you to make
your farms flourish and LetCleanWatersFlow, to nourish starved
bodies and feed hungry minds. And to those nations like ours that enjoy
relative plenty, we say we can no longer afford indifference to
suffering outside our borders; nor can we consume the world's resources
without regard to effect. For the world has changed, and we must change
with it". Source: President Obama, Inaugural Speech, January 20, 2009, Washington, DC, USA.