Turns out, bottled water companies aren’t just trying to confuse the average H2O guzzler by plastering their bottles with labels like “Mineral,” “Alkaline,” and “Artesian.”
According to Kris Sollid, RD, senior director of nutrition communications at the International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC), bottled water is regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) according to standards of identity: “Alkaline, mineral and artesian aren’t just fancy names, they actually mean something,” he says.
Here’s how the types of water differ—and the proposed benefits of each.
Read the full article at, “How Your Bottled Water Stacks Up Against Tap,” Eat This, Not That! July 11 2018.