Would bottled water be the best to drink?

In the U.S., it's basically up to your taste buds. In fact, tap water in many areas has been shown to be superior to some bottled waters. And much of the bottle water we purchase came from the tap -- someone just bottled it and put it up for sale. At one time most Americans got their water only from the tap. Whether bottled water is better than tap water, and justifies its expense, remains unclear depending on your regional supply of tap water. All this considered, if you find that your tap water in your neighborhood does not live up to your tastes, bottled water, and there are certainly many to choose from, can be a great alternative.

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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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