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All About Water

Bottled Water, Designer Water, Vitamin Water and more!

With all the options on the market, learn how to select the best bottled water

Water is the most common molecule on the Earth's surface, without which life would be impossible. In our modern world, water isn’t just supposed to quench one’s thirst, but instead is designed to have other health benefits like vitamins and electrolytes. Water has become a lifestyle statement. What kind of water do you prefer? Filtered or bottled or imported or enhanced? Read about why not all water is created equal, how enhanced water works and why people are so attached to their brands. Bottoms up!

Bottled Water Features and Reviews

NEO Super Water, one of's Enhanced Waters

NEO Super Water
Take your workout to the next level with this ultra-purified water rich with antioxidants, electrolytes and the power to detox.
Find out more

Hildon Natural Mineral Water, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Bottled Waters

Top 10 Bottled Waters
A few years ago, there were only a small number of choices for bottled water, but consumers today find thousands of brands in the marketplace.
Here are our ten favorites

SodaStream's Genesis Home Soda Maker turns tap water into sparkling water

Genesis Home Soda Maker
If you like your water bubbly, this nifty gadget is worth investing in. The Genesis turns regular tap water into sparkling water in less than 30 seconds.

Tru Alka Water Review
Tru Alka has a pure, crisp taste and a pH of 9-10 – the same as dark greens such as raw kale, spinach and broccoli.
Tru Alka is rich in calcium, magnesium and potassium

Saint Géron is the product of an 1,100-year filtration process

Saint-Geron Mineral Water
Saint Géron, known as "the queen of mineral waters," is a light, sparkling mineral water from the Auvergne region of France.

Andes Mountain Water
Andes Mountain Water is a mineral-rich water bottled from a spring in the foothills of the Andes Mountains in Chile.
Andes Mountain Water stems from the natural springs of the rain forest foothhills of the Southern Andes Mountains.

Bottles of water

Bottoms Up
Bottled water has gone mainstream. Americans spend billions annually on their favorite brands of H20. But not all water is created equal — here's why.

Carpe Diem Botanic Water
Want the health benefits of water with a more exciting taste? Red Bull International's lightly-carbonated waters combine tasty plant extracts with a touch of sweetness.
Carpe Diem Botanic Water


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