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Water Democracy: let’s change a million lives

Particularly in the developed world, most of us take fresh drinking water for granted. Simply turn on a tap or reach for a bottle and safe, palatable water is readily available. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case for everyone in the world. WHO (World Health Organisation) estimate that around 30% of the world’s population does not...
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Why does bottled water taste better than tap water?

You pour a glass of water from the faucet, take a sip, and wonder… why the strange taste? There’s a flavour you can’t quite put your finger on. But what is the odd and irksome aftertaste that follows a sip from some types of tap water? No, it’s not just you. While a few people...
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enHealth – lead in tap water warning

It was reported in the news that Australians need to be careful when drinking tap water, as lead has been found in some water across the country. enHealth, the Australian committee representing health departments, said back in July that Australians should run their taps for over half a minute before drinking the water in order...
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Is reverse osmosis water healthy for the human body?

There has been a lot of noise recently among health professionals, beverage industry experts and water enthusiasts about so-called reverse osmosis water and its perceived benefits and drawbacks. But what exactly is it? And what should health-conscious consumers look for in a decent bottled water? Image: Wikimedia Commons What is reverse osmosis? Reverse osmosis is...
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Lunch at Butcher and the Farmer

Although our business keeps us busy, we get out and about whenever we can. After all, there are fewer greater pleasures in life than a long lunch at one of Sydney’s favourite restaurants! We’re proud that so many of them stock Beloka Water. Our most recent culinary adventure took place at Butcher and the Farmer,...
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Healthiest bottled water in Australia

There are so many bottled water brands on the market. So, how do you find out which is the healthiest bottled water in Australia? Well, firstly, you need to know where the bottled water you’re buying comes from and what type of water it is. Take a good look at the label: is it “naturally...
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Where it began – our 500 million year perspective

It’s hard to imagine, but the earliest fossils of anatomically modern humans are “only” 200,000 years old. But this planet has been in existence for an eye-popping 4.54 billion years. And in that gigantic span of time, the earth has gone through massive changes. That includes periods when it was a “Space Snowball” – utterly...
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Ten reasons why you should drink Beloka Water

Most people are aware of the health benefits associated with drinking a sufficient amount of water, but not all waters are created equal! When you opt for Beloka Water, you are drinking natural mineral water which has made a long journey through ancient rocks in one of the most beautiful, unspoiled areas of Australia. Containing...
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Mineral water vs electrolyte water

In today’s health food and drink sector, there’s a multitude of products that claim to enhance, boost and benefit the body. And as you may have noticed, water is no exception. From the vitamin-infused to the antioxidant, sports waters are a vast market, with electrolyte water being one of the leaders in hydration. But is...
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Mineral water – and other drinks – for kidney health

Your kidneys are incredibly important in helping to maintain a healthy digestive system and overall regulatory health. However, too few people take the necessary steps to look after their kidneys in order to keep them working to the best of their ability. Well, luckily for you, there are four drinks you can start consuming more...
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