Connie Chen, provided by Published 10:02 am CDT, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Essentia/Instagram Essentia is the leading ionized alkaline water brand you've probably seen in grocery stores and gyms. It has a pH of 9.5, so it's less acidic than regular tap water, and contains electrolytes like calcium chloride and sodium bicarbonate. Curious about what it tasted like and whether it lived up to its hydration claims, we tried it and found it had a clean, smooth taste and effectively rehydrated us through both regular work days and intense workouts. It is well-documented that I like drinking water, and usually I'm perfectly happy drinking plain old tap water to hydrate myself. Sometimes, however, if I feel … [Read more...] about Alkaline water can be found in gyms and grocery stores everywhere now — here’s what it tastes like and what it does
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By Josh Rubin Business Reporter Fri., Feb. 8, 2019 Could a taste for pot-infused drinks mean Canadians sip less beer? With an October deadline for legalizing cannabis-infused drinks and food, brewers aren’t taking any chances. Across the country, brewing companies ranging from corporate giants such as MolsonCoors to smaller craft brewers such as Toronto’s Cool Brewing and Hamilton’s Collective Arts Brewing are dipping their toes into the pot water. To those brewers, fending off potential new competition simply makes good business sense. “If you’re looking at buying a recreational beverage, you could choose beer, wine or spirits or coolers. Or you could choose something infused with cannabis. You’re fighting for share of stomach,” said Kevin Meens, head of corporate development at Cool. The Etobicoke-based brewery has already been making hemp-infused Millenium Buzz beer for years. Now, though, they’ve applied to … [Read more...] about Can Ontario’s craft brewers tap into the cannabis drink market?
The groundbreaking ceremony of the Duong River Surface Water Treatment Plant was held successfully on March 9 in Phu Dong Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi. Just nine months earlier, this project was awarded an investment license by the Hanoi People’s Committee. The project has a total investment of US$225 million for phase I, with the water treatment plant spanning over 62 ha, and the pipeline system, 76km. Such a large-scale project requires a huge site clearance task and investment preparation workload. The groundbreaking ceremony of the Duong River water treatment plant on Thursday was another evidence of Hanoi’s commitment and efforts in attracting and creating the best conditions for investors in the capital. On his key note speech at the event, Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung, chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee, urged the project to shorten the expected commercial operation date from 22 months to 19 months from groundbreaking, in order to quench the thirst for … [Read more...] about Business Vietnam-Oman Investment launches water treatment plant project in Hanoi Vietnamese professor connects Vietnam with the world
A 69-year-old woman died after contracting an amoeba infection in her brain, LiveScience reported. Doctors suspected that she got the infection because she repeatedly cleaned out her sinuses with non-sterile tap water. Other people have died after using amoeba-contaminated tap water in neti pots, a common device used for clearing sinuses. Experts say a neti pot should be used with boiled and cooled tap water or distilled, sterile water purchased at a store. A 69-year-old Seattle woman died after contracting a brain-infecting amoeba – and doctors suspect that her use of non-sterile water to clear her sinuses was to blame. The woman’s story was detailed in a case report published in September by International Journal of Infectious Diseases, LiveScience reported Thursday. At first, the woman was diagnosed with a simple sinus infection. But what a course of antibiotics didn’t improve her symptoms, doctors recommend that she try saline nasal irrigation – an … [Read more...] about Here’s why you should never use tap water with your net pot
A festive edition of a water safety campaign has been launched on the second anniversary of a Kent man's death.Ben Savage, 18, fell in the River Medway after a night out at Chatham's Tap 'n' Tin nightclub on December 6, 2016.The Strood teenager's body was found eight week's later near Rochester Bridge.In May Kent Fire and Rescue Service launched the Got Ducked Fell In campaign to encourage people to stay safe near water after drinking alcohol.Duck were dotted around the county at locations where fire crews have repeatedly rescued people from the water and those who spotted them were encourage to share snaps on social media using #GotDuckedFellInNow the same campaign has been given a festive facelift, with rubber ducks wearing Santa hats hidden at pubs around the county which are close to rivers.In the past nine years, KFRS has attended more than 335 water rescues, that’s an average of 37 a year.Nationally, 89% of men who die after going missing on a night out are found dead in … [Read more...] about Festive water safety campaign launched