Water: Health Benefits, Safety and More!

Everything you need to know about water.

Self Magazine—June 3, 2011

In this article on everything you need to know about water, Dr. Joseph Lane of Hospital for Special Surgery provides some insight on the benefit of drinking calcium rich mineral water.

Why water? Because it can...

Strengthen your skeleton. Not a dairy devotee? Drinking mineral water may help up your calcium intake and prevent bone loss, says Joseph Lane, M.D., who studies bone health at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Filtered and spring waters have minimal amounts of the bone builder, but Dr. Lane's research shows mineral water contains an average of 208 milligrams of calcium per liter. That's about one fifth of the recommended daily intake for women younger than 50, who should get 1,000 mg per day.

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