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Discover 6 Health Benefits of an Alkaline Water Filter

If you are one of those people who think that water is just water, then this is probably not for you. An alkaline water filter is rapidly becoming a popular solution for meeting our everyday drinking water requirements. As regular readers of our blog will know, bottled water consumption has tripled over the past 10 years - in 2017, more than 75% of the UK population used bottled water - but that is not without environmental and financial implications.  In response to this many of us are sourcing alternatives in the form of a countertop water filter, which produces cleaner drinking water straight from our home supplies. As part of this growth, alkaline water filters are increasingly becoming a common...

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5 Reasons Why You're Always Dehydrated

Did you know that 1 in 10 GP visits where 'I just feel tired all the time' is the complaint, that dehydration is actually the patient's problem? When was the last time you reached for a drink in a desperate attempt to quench your thirst and rehydrate you? In the midst of a busy day keeping your body hydrated can often slide way down the to-do list. However, busy living conditions mean optimum  hydration is absolutely imperative to function at your best level.  Here are 5 things that may be part of your daily routine which are contributing towards dehydration:  Caffeine  Coffee is the world's most popular psychoactive stimulant but if you're dependant on numerous cups per day, it could be...

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The Environmental Cost of Bottled Water

Over the past decade or so, the bottled water industry has exploded. It is estimated to have tripled in size over this period, with a massive array of brands now competing for consumers' attention across the sector. The most notable brands in the industry, such as Volvic, Evian or Vittel for example, are now far from the only recognisable bottled water brands in the world. They have been joined by competitors like Smart Water, Vitamin Water, and Saka to name but a few. According to insinkerator.co.uk, 200 billion bottles of water are consumed globally every year - 176 billion of which are not adequately recycled. In the UK, we consume 300 million plastic bottles of water every year. There has...

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What is Alkaline Water?

What is Alkaline Water? Alkaline water is water that has a pH level greater than 7.0, making it less acidic than standard tap water. Water is one of the most important resources on the planet. In much of the developed world we are extremely fortunate to have access to clean water, something which is still despairingly unavailable for more than 650 million people across the world. Despite the comparably exceptional standard of drinking water we have in the western world, the water coming through your taps can often have a hardness and slight odour to it. Have you ever had a glass of tap water after drinking bottled or filtered water and realised that tap water has a very distinctive...

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