More than 24,500 chemicals found in bottled water

Bottled water has become a bit of a trend – specific brands with unique shapes that tell the world a little something about you. While your bottle of water might make you appear to be a purveyor of optimal hydration, it is also a red flag that you may be exposing your body to an onslaught of chemicals. In a recent study by German researchers, nearly 25,000 chemicals were found lurking in a single bottle of water. Many of these chemicals mimic the effects of potent pharmaceuticals inside your ...[READ MORE]

Drinking Water: Bottled or Tap?

By Catherine Clarke Fox If your family is like many in the United States, unloading the week’s groceries includes hauling a case or two of bottled water into your home. On your way to a soccer game or activity, it’s easy to grab a cold one right out of the fridge, right? But all those plastic bottles use a lot of fossil fuels and pollute the environment. In fact, Americans buy more bottled water than any other nation in the world, adding 29 billion water bottles a year to the problem. In order ...[READ MORE]

5 Reasons Not to Drink Bottled Water –

Date:      January 10th, 2012 Author:      Tomas Bosque I recently stumbled across an article created by our friends at the highly controversial International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) encouraging consumers to increase consumption of bottled water in 2012.  Essentially encouraging consumers to create a New Year’s resolution to drink more bottled water. I read the article and immediately chuckled. The article, entitled “5 Reasons to Make Bottled Water Part of Your ...[READ MORE]