What Is It? Should We Drink It? And What Are The Benefits?
In this article, we will tell you exactly what alkaline water is, why we should drink it and the benefits. Also, where you can find alkaline water because its not the same as your everyday tap water.
What Is Alkaline Water?
I bet you're thinking, what is alkaline water? Let alone, why should we drink it. Well, it is less acidic than your everyday tap water. It is actually full of calcium, bicarbonate, potassium and magnesium. All of which are good to have in your diet.
- Calcium is good for healthy bones and muscle contractions.
- Magnesium is good for bone health, heart health and is said to relieve anxiety.
- Bicarbonate treats indigestion, heartburn and stomach pains.
- High blood pressure and strokes can be treated with potassium.
So, scientist use a scale called the PH Scale, this basically helps indicate how acidic substances are, depending on where it fits on the colour and numbered scale. Normal tap water appears on 7 which is shown as natural, whereas alkaline water appears around 9, which of course is indicated as an alkaline. The PH Scale, to the right, is their to help you indicate where on the scale these waters are.
Where Can I Find It?
You can buy alkaline water from your local stores or supermarkets. Some bottle waters that are alkaline waters, you may already be aware of, such as: Volvic water, Fiji water, Evian water, Voss water. If you wish to make alkaline water yourself, it's easier than you think. You may have already tried this before without knowing. 3 easy ways to make your water alkaline is by adding either baking soda, filters or lemon. It's as easy as that!
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