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The Winners! World Water Day – OCMominManila Blog Giveaway

We had 39 entries from 15 entrants, where 8 entrants had multiple entries (which is allowed and encouraged per OC rules).  Like I mentioned in my previous post, my criteria for choosing the 5 winners of the Aquasana reusable glass bottles (aside from the mechanics) are: – Those who gave the most tips – Those who gave tips I have … Continue reading

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It Takes Up to 3L of Water to Manufacture 1L of Bottled Water

What a waste!  According to some estimates, it takes up to 3L of water to manufacture 1L of bottled water.  This, plus liters of petroleum used to produce the PET bottles, bulk of which are not recycled; liters of gasoline to transport the bottled water products; and the health risks that come with drinking from plastic, are major reasons why … Continue reading

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The Quality of Water You Drink Affects How Your Body Functions

The human body is made up of more than 70% water. The blood is more than 80%, The brain more than 75%, and the liver is an amazing 96% water. When I read this about 2 years ago, it just dawned on me how vital water is in our life and how we take this clear boring liquid for granted.  … Continue reading

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Why I Stopped Drinking Bottled Water (and a Side Story on Japan’s Clean Water)

After starting Aquasana in the Philippines, I have started to notice water quality wherever we travel.  To me, the cleanest water for bathing and drinking used to be Vancouver but that changed after our Japan visit.  Japan’s water was clean-smelling, clean-tasting (yes, I have begun to notice the smell and taste of chlorine and lead already), and had a clean … Continue reading

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