Health and Wellness : Bottled water overtakes soda as America’s No. 1 drink — why you should avoid both

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    Bottled water overtakes soda as America’s No. 1 drink — why you should avoid both
    U.S. consumers spent $21 billion on bottled water last year

    ... But what people don’t know: When they buy bottled water, they are often times drinking the same water that comes out of the tap; “The general public thinks bottled water is going to be safer and cleaner than tap water,” says Mae Wu, attorney in the health program at National Resources Defense Council, a nonprofit environmental advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. “For the most part, that’s not true” ...

    http://www.marketwatch.com/story/bo...void-both-2017-03-10?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

    Bottled water overtakes soda as America’s No. 1 drink — why you should avoid both

    U.S. consumers spent $21 billion on bottled water last year.
    marketwatch.com


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    Bottled-water consumption in the U.S. hit 39.3 gallons per capita last year, while carbonated soft drinks fell to 38.5 gallons.





    By Quentin Fottrell
    Published: Mar 12, 2017 2:36 p.m. ET



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