Q&A: Is Bottled Water Healthier Than Tap?

Originally published in WomensHealthMag.com. Click here to read more!

The question: “I prefer drinking bottled water to tap—but is one choice healthier than the other?”

The expert: Brigitte Zeitlin, M.P.H, R.D., a nutritionist at B Nutritious

The answer: Surprise: The H2O you’re drinking from a bottle may actually be the exact same H2O that comes out of your faucet: An estimated 25 percent of bottled water is really just tap water in a bottle, according to the National Resources Defense Council. How can you tell whether you’re drinking tap? It’s often not clear—although if the bottle says “from a municipal source” or “from a community water system,” then you know it’s derived from tap water. (Read More)

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