Q: What does ‘natural spring water’ really mean?
A: ‘Natural spring water’ is what the FDA uses to describe water that originates in an underground formation and flows naturally to the surface of the earth.
Q: What are the health benefits of Ice River Springs water?
A: According to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, more than 50 studies conducted in nine countries have shown that, “people who drink water that is deficient in magnesium and calcium generally appear more susceptible to” cardiovascular disease.* We’re happy to say that Ice River Springs water has a calcium content of 87mg/L and a magnesium content of 31 mg/L. Moreover, this mineral content is 100% natural, not added.
*Dr. Harold D. Foster, “Groundwater and Human Health,” Groundwater Resources of British Columbia, Ministry of Environment, Lands, and Parks and Environment Canada, 1994.
Q: Where can I find out more about bottled water?
A: The Canadian Bottled Water Association (CBWA), International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) and Health Canada (The Safety of Bottled Water) websites are an excellent source of information on everything from what brand names you can trust to facts about the bottled water industry. Visit them now at Canadian Bottled Water Association, International Bottled Water Association and at Health Canada