Fizzy water is unhealthy?
144 litres of mineral water to drink every German in the year. That’s the equivalent of about two small glasses of the day. The most popular thirst quencher is used in combination with carbonic acid: The majority of German to prefer carbonated water or water with a little carbonic acid. Only one in Ten avoids the tingling and drinking water, preferably still.
But what about the health effects of the drinks? Is it healthier to dispense with carbonic acid, and to resort instead of untreated water? Adamant about the myth, carbonic acid dissolve calcium from the bone.
Carbon dioxide is harmless, but;
Experts on this question largely in agreement: According to the consumer spring water has no harmful effects on the body. Also in the statement, carbonic acid dissolve calcium from the bone, therefore, is nothing to it.
Should be careful, however, people with pre-existing stomach problems: carbon dioxide promotes the formation of gastric juice, what could be belching sensitive people mad. The Council of consumer advocates: “people with sensitive stomachs should drink mineral water with little or no carbon dioxide.” Who’s the hot water tolerates well, could drink it without hesitation. Decisive for the choice of the drinking water wholesomeness and personal taste.
Germ risk by drinking water bubbler
Popular in the German house called the drinking water bubbler. With them and normal tap water into sparkling water transform. And there’s nothing to complain about: The quality of the tap water is good, as well as, most recently, an analysis of the Stiftung Warentest showed. In addition, the self-made sparkling water is cheaper than bottled water and saves you the hassle of Towing.
Studies show, however, that the water bubbler are germ-prone. Consumers should be careful to use glass containers that can be washed in the dishwasher. Scratched and old containers are removed. And also the bubbled water from the previous day is more suitable for casting than for Drinking.
What’s better: tap water or mineral water?
Who has not dared until now to drink water from the tap, you can now hang without any concern of the head under the faucet. Tap water in Germany is good. The Stiftung Warentest. While breastfeeding mineral water from the trade but it looks slightly different.