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​​Think bottled water is healthier for you than tap water? A review of the bottled water industry showed that bottled water actually isn’t any cleaner or safer than water from the tap.

bottled water Bottled water is also not as well-regulated as tap water, and is often missing fluoride, which helps your teeth.

And finally, bottled water is much more expensive (for you and the environment) than the water that comes from your tap. Most plastic water bottles end up in land fills and millions of gallons of gas are used to transport bottled water.

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