Alkaline water has been promoted as beneficial to health for decades, and lately as a performance-enhancing sports drink, but there’s no solid evidence to back up such claims. Photo: AlamyAlkaline water has been promoted as beneficial to health for decades, and lately as a performance-enhancing sports drink, but there’s no solid evidence to back up such claims. Photo: Alamy
Alkaline water has been promoted as beneficial to health for decades, and lately as a performance-enhancing sports drink, but there’s no solid evidence to back up such claims. Photo: Alamy

Is alkaline water really better for you? There’s no solid proof that it is

  • The jury is still out on whether alkaline water boosts energy, strengthens bones, fights cancer, or is better than other bottled waters – and even tap water
  • Consuming water that’s filtered and contains minerals, and getting enough of it, is more important

Topic |   Wellness
Alkaline water has been promoted as beneficial to health for decades, and lately as a performance-enhancing sports drink, but there’s no solid evidence to back up such claims. Photo: AlamyAlkaline water has been promoted as beneficial to health for decades, and lately as a performance-enhancing sports drink, but there’s no solid evidence to back up such claims. Photo: Alamy
Alkaline water has been promoted as beneficial to health for decades, and lately as a performance-enhancing sports drink, but there’s no solid evidence to back up such claims. Photo: Alamy
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