It is no secret that the cost of water has soared over the past couple of decades.
We use about 50% of our water supplies, which is not cheap.
But for those of us who are in the habit of drinking from water bottles, we might wonder whether it’s worth it.
A new study has found that people who drink purified water, rather than bottled water, are less likely to suffer from hypertension, diabetes and other chronic conditions.
The study also found that those who drank purified water were less likely than those who used bottled water to be overweight or obese.
The results were published online today in the journal Science Advances.
But before you head to the water aisle to buy your water, you should know the facts about water.
What is purified water?
Water is the natural, unprocessed form of water.
It is made from water that has been boiled with a mixture of chlorine, potassium and hydrogen.
Most water is distilled from water and filtered, but sometimes you can get purified water from an underground well.
Water is a solid form of hydrogen, but it is also liquid.
Water can have a very different taste than pure water.
Pure water is made by combining water with minerals, such as calcium, potassium, magnesium and silicon, which are usually added to make it more concentrated.
There are also other chemicals that are used in the process.
For example, water contains sulfur, which can be toxic to humans.
But it’s not the only chemical that can make water taste different.
Some people also have an aversion to certain chemicals, which means that purified water is usually more concentrated than bottled or filtered water.
How does purified water compare to bottled water?
People who drank filtered or distilled water had a lower risk of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke than those drinking purified water.
They also had lower blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Why is it important to get purified?
For decades, bottled water has been widely used as a beverage.
People who drink bottled water might be less likely or even allergic to certain bacteria, which could increase their risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
But purified water contains no bacteria and is generally much less concentrated than a bottle of bottled water.
If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to bottled, you might want to try a water filter, which filters out some of the harmful chemicals in water.
Can you use purified water in your home?
Yes, but be careful.
Pure and unprocessified water is not a good choice for use in home plumbing or appliances.
To make water purified, it is boiled for a long time in water with certain chemicals and then purified by a process called desalination.
A desalinated water is generally more concentrated and contains more minerals than a purified source.
It may also contain less dissolved minerals.
When you drink purified, un-processed water, it may not taste as good as filtered water or tap water.
The added chemicals may also be less concentrated and might be more toxic to some people.
What should I do if I have questions about the study?
There is a lot of controversy about the health effects of drinking purified or unprocessated water.
There is good news: the study showed that purified drinking water was not associated with hypertension, cardiovascular disease or type 2 diabetics.
The new study also looked at how people who used purified water fared over a year and a half.
What are some of your concerns?
The study looked at just two studies.
The first one looked at drinking purified and un-purchased water and found that, compared with people who did not drink water, people who drank more purified water experienced lower blood pressures, cholesterol levels and blood sugars.
The second study looked only at people who were older and had diabetes, and found no association between drinking purified drinking and risk of type 2 or cardiovascular disease in those people.
Are there any restrictions to drinking purified tap water?
The American Heart Association has posted guidelines for drinking tap water on its website.
Drinking bottled water is allowed in certain areas of the country, including California, New York and Washington, but most other states ban it.
The American Beverage Association also lists restrictions for water consumption in its drinking water guidelines.
What happens if you do drink tap water from a tap?
You should always follow the guidelines listed on your tap water bottle.
You can drink tap tap water that is distilled, or filtered, or purified by desalinating, but that’s not necessarily the safest choice for drinking water.
For more information on water, see our video on water.
This article was produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics