Now is the time to start shaping the behavior of your children to healthy living. Introducing healthy foods and beverages to children from birth to 5 years of age often shapes the health behaviors that they follow throughout adulthood. Simple exposure to healthy drink and food choices, including choosing water instead of sugar-sweetened beverages, can […]
By law, FDA standards for bottled water must be at least as protective of public health as EPA standards for tap water. But sometimes, bottled water standards are more stringent.
Promising research investigates link between low water intake and age-related physiological dysfunction Our thirst sensation decreases as we age, and that’s problematic because research shows that adequate water consumption contributes to overall health in many ways. Johnson studies the positive benefits of hydration for seniors. Part of his research centers on hydration and its effect […]
The article below, published in WebMD on June 16, demonstrates the importance of drinking only water that is known to be free from PFAS. Consuming water that is regularly tested for all contaminants and inspected annually at the bottling and source levels appears to be more important than ever, now that the EPA has dramatically […]
Well, here we go again… another boil water advisory for us to contemplate. I know, we are not alone– troopers face these problems too, eh… think about the Flint Michigan disaster just a few years ago! Only a few days ago I was leaving my home to go to Candies for breakfast when I heard […]
What is Convenient AND “Good for You???” (Or, don’t carry a cow home with you when there are other alternatives!)
In this day and age of Covid and masks and social distancing, every trip out to the store becomes at least difficult… if not just plain too risky to consider… so, in our household, we find ourselves turning more and more to convenient alternatives if we can find them. Well, if you are like a […]
It is often said that good-tasting bottled water enhances your well-being and fitness… but that is generally most clearly noticed by its impact on how you eat. It is apparent that many healthy people can be seen carrying around their own personal water bottles, but that is not a coincidence. There are lots of factual […]