Depending on the amount of minerals dissolved in water, mineral waters are divided into medical, therapeutic and dining-table.
Therapeutic mineral water is a leader in mineral content, its mineralization exceeds 10g per 1 litre of water. The most common place of its sales are pharmacies, however, due to the fact that some of its medicinal properties, it lose in 2 hours after exiting the source, it is best to use this water directly at water resorts.
Therapeutic mineral water you should drink in a strictly dosed quantities, for the purposes and under the supervision of a physician. Misuse of this mineral water is fraught with the deposition of salts and exacerbation of chronic diseases.
Water containing from 1 to 10 g of minerals per liter, called a medical - dining room. It is available both in pharmacies and in grocery stores and supermarkets.
It is used in medical purposes on doctor, may also be unsystematic its use as a beverage. With the use of medical-table mineral water should also be careful, because the systematic use of such water without a doctor's prescription may lead to salt imbalance and other troubles.
The dining-room of mineral water with mineral content less than 1 gram per liter can be drunk daily and in any quantity. It is soft and pleasant to the taste, has no characteristic odour and taste.
Mineral water is intended for consumption in their raw form. Not worth it perceptivity, to use for cooking or to make tea, as mineral salts during boiling will precipitate and form, these chemical compounds absorb that your body is unlikely.
Types of mineral water. Chemical composition
Chemical composition, amount of minerals per 1 liter
more than 600 mg of bicarbonate
Infants, patients with cystitis, for people who lead an active lifestyle
more than 600 mg of bicarbonates
Diseases of the stomach, pancreas, liver, kidneys, cholic and urinary butazolidina
more than 200 mg of sulphate
Diseases of the liver, biliary tract, diabetes, obesity, constipation
Children, adolescents and women over 50
more than 200 mg of chlorides
Bowel disease, biliary tract and liver
more than 50 mg of magnesium
Stress and constipation
A tendency to indigestion
more than 800 mg of chlorine and 700 mg sodium
Ulcer of stomach and duodenum, chronic diseases of the liver and biliary tract, diabetes mellitus, enteritis, enterocolitis, chronic pancreatitia
more than 200 mg of sodium
Poor digestion, constipation
more than 250 mg of anhydrous carbon dioxide
Decreased acidity of gastric juice
Ulcer of stomach and duodenum
more than 150 mg of calcium
Pregnant women, children and teenagers with intolerance molokotina
more than 1 mg of fluoride
more than 1 mg of iron
Iron deficiency anemia
Ulcer of stomach and duodenum
How to choose quality mineral water
Mineral water should be sold exclusively in glass bottles. Medical-table mineral water and allow packaging in plastic bottles, but it should be remembered that under the influence of ultraviolet rays of the useful substances in mineral water, are destroyed and it loses its medicinal properties.
On the labels of medical or medical-dining room water must be specified: name, type, source name or number well, the value of mineralization in g/dm3 and the shelf life of mineral water.
For mineral water bottled in glass containers, this period is 24 months, in the case of plastic containers, this is reduced to 18 months.Drink mineral water, have fun and good for the body!
Be always healthy!