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Vitamin Water & Enhanced Water

A Brand New Water World

The entire world depends on water to survive, whether it's from a well, a river, or a bottle. But in cosmopolitan areas in the U.S. like Los Angeles and New York, water is more than the key to life — in these cities, the brand of water you drink says a lot about you. Water has become a fashion accessory, a statement. Do you like Fiji, because the bottle is so pretty? Or do you go for so-called enhanced water, which purports to do more than simply wet your whistle? There's a whole sea of new options, from rap-star inspired H2O that delivers "fiddy" percent of your daily vitamins, to weight-loss water to spiritual water. Bottoms up!

Hint Water uses natural fruit oils and essences to flavor their water

CLUING YOU IN
Hint Water
The purification process used for this drink produces a low-mineral content, which allows Hint to infuse its water with fruit flavors such as peach, raspberry or honeydew for that smooth, delicate and natural taste.

Give it a try


ACTIVATE Drinks release a powdered supplement upon opening

ALL CAPS ON
ACTIVATE Drinks
The line of vitamin-enhanced flavored waters features a cap that releases a powdered supplement upon opening. ACTIVATE comes in four varieties: Vitamin, in a fruit punch flavor; Immunity, which combines vitamins with echinacea in an orange flavor; the berry-flavored Antioxidant; and the lemon-lime Energy, which includes caffeine, creatine and assorted vitamins. Each bottle of ACTIVATE contains only five calories and zero sugar.

Get activated


Vitaminwater is enhanced with vitamins, electrolytes and performance boosters such as bioenergy ribose
A RAINBOW OF ENHANCEMENTS
Vitaminwater
Vitaminwater, introduced by Glaceau in 2000, is nutrient-enhanced H20 with vitamins, electrolytes and performance boosters such as bioenergy ribose. This sports drink alternative literally tastes like what it promises: semi-sweet fruit water with vitamins. It’s a good substitute for sodas and sugar-laden fruit juices, as it’s relatively low in calories, and chockfull of nutrients, from Vitamins C and B to guarana, ginseng and magnesium. Flavors include energy, defense, power-c and formula 50, named after the rapper 50 Cent. Glaceau is also the creator of SmartWater.

Choose your flavor


Penta undergoes a patented, eleven-hour, thirteen-step purification process

MORE THAN SCIENCE
Penta
Bio Hydration Research Lab and AquaPhotonics, its makers and distributors, claim that their“ultra clean” purified drinking water has a different chemical structure than regular water, which gives Penta a higher boiling point, higher surface tension and lower viscosity. Penta starts as Carlsbad, Calif. city water, and then undergoes a patented, eleven-hour, thirteen-step purification process. To counter claims of being pseudoscientific, the Penta masterminds list studies concluding that Penta
hydrates the body 16.7 times faster than other bottled water. You be the judge.

Hydrate your body


Pure Life is spiked with calcium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and magnesium sulfate

A BOTTLE HALF FULL
Nestlé Pure Life Purified Water
Of course, the largest bottled water company in the United States also hopped onto the enhanced water ride. Nestlé Waters North America, the company that brought Perrier to the U.S. in 1976, offers Nestlé Pure Life Purified Water, which is spiked with calcium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and magnesium sulfate. Curiously, they have discontinued their spring water Pure Life line. They also put out Nestlé Pure Life Natural Fruit Flavored Water, which is mildly flavored with fruit and sweetened with SPLENDA.

Get into the "Pure Life"


Additional Options:
Carpe Diem Botanic Water

Dream Water

Essentia


Glacéau Fruitwater Black Raspberry


Hint Water


Izze Sparkling Black Raspberry


Neo Super Water


TalkingRain Sparkling ICE


Tru Alka

V8 V-Fusion



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