How To Choose Water

Here is a useful and unique post today, to choose the right water at the supermarket. In fact, all the waters on the market are not the same, and the choice must not be made at random or dictated only by an ec onomic discourse. You must learn to read the label and choose according to your needs :

  • Fixed residue : it is crucial to evaluate the fixed residue, ie the quantity of mineral salts dissolved in water, expressed in milligrams per liter, a value which, if lower than 50 mg / l, means that it is suitable for the preparation of food for babies or if you suffer from renal insufficiency; otherwise in other cases it is better to avoid it, as it is poor in mineral.
  • Oligomineral water : that to be consumed daily, with a fixed residue between 50 and 500 mg per liter.
  • Mediomineral waters : with a fixed residue between 500 and 1500 mg / l, indicated for children of age, over 12 months, for pregnant women and adolescents, given that the mineral content is useful for who is going through a particular phase of development.
  • Sulfate water : contains sulfur salts, in quantities above 200 mg / l and is ideal for those suffering from digestive problems.
  • Calcium water : contains calcium, in amounts above 150 mg/land is suitable for children, adolescents and the elderly but is to be avoided for newborns and those suffering from urinary tract stones.
  • Ferruginous water : contains more than 1 mg / l of iron and is suitable for those with iron deficiency
  • Sodium water : with more than 200 mg / l sodium, it is ideal for those suffering from low blood pressure.
  • Acidic water : contains an amount of carbon dioxide, higher than 250 mg / l and is indicated for those suffering from indigestion but should be avoided if you have problems with gastric acidity.

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