What are the different types of water filter technologies?

There are a number of water filter technologies on the market. These include:
  • Carbon/activated carbon
  • Carbon block
  • Granulated activated carbon
  • Ceramic
  • Deionization
  • Fibredyne block
  • Ion exchange
  • Mechanical filters
  • Ozone
  • Reverse osmosis
  • Ultraviolet (UV)
  • Water softeners

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Plenty of water in your diet helps digestion, skin, and muscle tone. It can help prevent cramping during exercise and even relive stress. Many times we are low on water - dehydrated, and don't realize it. Being dehydrated can mani...

fest with symptoms like fatigue and depression. In fact, by the time we are feeling thirsty, we're already slightly dehydrated. That's one reason that we hear the recommendation to drink eight standard glasses of water daily. Adequate water helps you digest food an helps your body get rid of wastes. Your kidneys need to process water for you to eliminate waste by urination, and getting enough water ensures that these wastes are diluted. Not getting enough water can encourage the formation of painful kidney stones.

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