This is how it works:
All our office water coolers have a filtration bottle. Simply remove the lid from the bottle, fill the top compartment wit your own tap water and all the water will be filtered and purified with our 8-stage filter cartridge. You never run out of great tasting water, just keep refilling with tap water. Chemical such as chlorine, heavy metals, organic sediment, and more are removed from the water. Also some important minerals are added back to the water and the water will be slighty alkaline.
The water cooler has a cold water tap and some models dispense hot water as well for all your hot water drinks. If no hot water is required, you can switch it off at the back of the water cooler and the hot water tap will dispense room temperature water.
It is one of the oldest wisdoms from beauty land: start the day with a glass of lukewarm water, possibly with honey and lemon, and your digestion and energy level will immediately get a boost. But is that so? And what about all those other water wisdoms? Benchtop and Floor Standing Office Water Cooler with a Filtration Bottle. Never pay for your water again. How do you know if you are drinking enough water.
1 Lukewarm water versus normal water
The reason people drink lukewarm water instead of cold water is because it's simply milder for your empty stomach. A splash of cold water with a large dash of lemon juice in it can actually upset your newly awakened belly. Apart from that, it makes no difference whether you drink cold, lukewarm or warm water. Lemon is always good, because a little juice helps against bloating and gives your metabolism a boost. Adding honey is always possible, but has little added value apart from the delicious sweet taste. Healthy drink water from the Prestige Water Office Water Cooler.
2 Drink a liter of water immediately after waking up
Whether you drink tap water with a slice of lemon when you wake up, or a whole teapot of warm water with drops of lemon and honey, it doesn't matter - as long as you drink! During sleep you lose a lot of fluid and if your body gives you the signal "thirsty", you are actually too late. A liter may be an exaggeration - but definitely try to get rid of two large glasses before or during your breakfast.
3 Spa red versus spa blue
Carbonated water would contain more salt (which makes you more thirsty) and the sparkling water would also be bad for your teeth. Soft drinks, up to 7 cubes of sugar. From the latter we know that it is true, although the damage to your teeth if you just brush regularly is not too bad. When in doubt, it is always good to check with your dentist. Regarding salt in water: according to Healthnet, only very highly mineralized mineral waters contain much salt, but most mineral waters in the Netherlands contain virtually no salt. Healthy drinks instead of water.
4 Does fruit help with your daily water intake?
You cannot, of course, replace your daily recommended amount of 2 to 3 liters with 4 apples, but eating lots of fruit and vegetables certainly helps with your daily water intake. Foods with a high concentration of water are zucchini, radishes, celery, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, spinach, strawberries, grapefruit, melon, pineapple, orange and raspberries.
1 Why should we drink water and how much?
Water is indispensable for survival. A person can survive for several weeks without food. Without moisture, you can only last a few days. Drinking 1.5 liters every day is the message. Those who do sports or heavy physical work and lose more fluid through perspiration drink more. Water is the ideal thirst quencher: it contains no cholesterol and no calories. Drinking water regularly also suppresses the feeling of hunger. Drink plenty of water, give the body what it needs.
2 What types are there?
There is plenty of choices. There is water with or without bubbles, with mineral formulations and special taste nuances ... Or you just tap water from the tap. Mineral and spring water are, as it were, immediately brought into the bottle from the underground and are drinkable in their natural state. Tap water is first treated to make it drinkable. There are many minerals in the water from an office water cooler.
3 What is the difference between mineral water and spring water?
Spring water may be marketed under different names, mineral water may only bear the name of the source. Also, mineral water must always have the same mineral composition, which means that it can claim health benefits. Spa Reine, for example, recommended for low-salt diets and for the feeding of infants. Spring water can vary slightly in terms of mineral composition, and thus in taste, depending on the seasons, for example. Why you must drink water when get up in the morning.
4 What is hard water?
Whether water is "hard" or "soft" is determined by the amount of calcium and magnesium. Hard tap water is bad for household appliances, but not for your health. If you suffer a lot from it, you can opt for a descaler.
5 What determines the taste of mineral water?
The taste of mineral water largely depends on the location of the source and the composition of the soil, or the minerals and trace elements present. Minerals such as calcium, potassium and magnesium, and the possible carbon dioxide content provide the flavor impression. There is light, medium and highly mineralized water, whether or not light or strongly carbonated. For example, the Belgian soil contains relatively few minerals, so our water types have a soft taste. In Italy, the soil is highly sulphurous, ferruginous and rich in carbonate. Italian waters are therefore highly mineralized, with a more pronounced character.
6 Does sparkling water come out of the ground sparkling?
Sometimes yes and sometimes no. The bubbles in sparkling water are small gas bubbles. Carbonated water can come from a source that naturally contains carbonic acid. The water can also be made carbonated by adding pure carbon dioxide: a colorless and odorless gas with a pungent taste.
7 Can I drink unlimited mineral water?
You can drink low and moderately mineralized waters at any time of the day. Some waters are real mineral bombs. Not that you are immediately at risk, but prefer to drink them in moderation. They are also not always suitable for babies and small children. Sometimes those extra minerals can be useful, for example:
sodium-rich water (such as Vichy Celestins and Apollinaris): after vomiting and diarrhea or in high heat sulphate-rich water (such as Contrex and Hépar): can have a laxative effect and help with constipation carbonated water (such as Apollinaris and Badoit): for a sensitive stomach
Because the amount of minerals can vary greatly, it is best to read the label. Especially if you have to avoid certain nutrients and - such as sodium - for health reasons.
8 Is tap water healthy?
Belgians drink bottled water en masse: out of habit, for taste or because they think tap water is unhealthy But why buy bottles when perfectly drinkable water comes from the tap? Tap water is not only 50 to 200 times cheaper than bottled water, but it is also safe and healthy. Our tap water supplied by a drinking water company is strictly controlled and perfectly healthy. The taste is possible
differ from region to region, depending on the minerals and trace elements present. You can request the quality of the drinking water in your area from your drinking water company.
9 Where does tap water come from?
Mains water comes from underground water basins and is supplied via the public water supply network. It has been extensively treated, analyzed and checked against dozens of European regulations. A small amount of chlorine can be added to the water to kill bacteria. This sometimes causes an unpleasant odor, but is not harmful to health. Tap water also contains minerals such as
magnesium and calcium, just like bottled water. Only demineralized or distilled water is completely "pure", but it is tasteless and not intended as drinking water. Great tasting water from an office water cooler.