Unmasking the Reality of Bottled Water Brands
Aquafina: Tap or Not?
PepsiCo's Damage Control
Nutritional Facts of Aquafina Water
Per 473ml bottle:
- Calories: 0
- Total Fat: 0g
- Carbs: 0g
- Protein: 0g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Sodium/Salt: 0%
- Vitamin A: 0%
And no, Aquafina doesn’t contain salt. The filtration process ensures the removal of nearly all elements, potentially leaving behind only minuscule traces of solids or ions.
Bottled vs. Tap Water: Which is Cleaner?
Think bottled water is held to higher cleanliness standards? Think again. A World Wildlife Fund International study in 2013 revealed that bottled water standards in the US and UK are surprisingly less stringent than tap water. Even more unsettling is the revelation from the Natural Resources Defense Council in 1998 that while most bottled water was drinkable, some samples did contain traces of chemicals or bacteria beyond acceptable levels.