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Alkaline Water v. Distilled Water: Do You Know The Difference?

As alternatives to tap water become more and more sought after, new forms of water treatment, filtration and purification are growing ever more popular. Regular readers of our blog will know what alkaline water is, the benefits involved and the pros and cons. However, another form of water treatment known as distillation has become the focus of increased interest. For some people, these two forms of water purification can cause confusion and we often receive questions from our customers curious about the differences between them.  What is the difference between Distilled Water & Alkaline Water? Distilled water is the result of the process of boiling tap water and then subsequently condensing the vapour back into water. Whereas alkaline water is...

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What are the Pros and Cons of Alkaline Water?

Alkaline Water is water with a pH level higher than 7.0, making it less acidic than standard tap water.  What is pH Level?  The pH scale ranges from 0 to 14. Liquids between 0-7 are considered acidic and those between 7-14 are considered alkaline. To provide a substantive comparison, wine generally has a very acidic pH level between 2.5-3.5 and beer a little higher at around 4.0-5.0 (Driscoll, 1986). Seawater is around 8.0 and cleaning detergents have extremely high pH levels of 12.0+. There are a number of contradicting accounts of the health impact of pH levels of drinking water. The World Health Organisation (WHO) states there is 'no health-based guideline value is proposed for pH.' However it is widely...

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Alkaline Water Filter Featured on Monsoon of Random

We are delighted to share with you other latest independent product review of our alkaline water filter from the Monsoon of Random blog. Monsoon of Random is an ethical lifestyle blog which contains content on a wide range of issues from ethical causes & campaigns, to fashion and food & drink.  The review of the Phox Water Alkaline Water Jug looks at all aspects of the product including the environmental benefits, the substantial increase in water quality and how Kinetic Water can even improve the quality of your tea!   

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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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