Magic Mineral Waters

While the modest amount of minerals found in regular drinking (or tap) water plays a beneficial role in your health, the quantity in actual mineral water proves even more propitious. “Although we obtain essential minerals through diet, mineral water naturally hydrates and specifically offers an additional source of calcium and magnesium—two minerals that most people don’t get enough of,” says celebrity nutritionist Paula Simpson. Read on to see the mineral waters handpicked by our experts and editors and their unique mineral contents.


Source: Fiji Islands
Calcium: 17 mg
Magnesium: 13 mg
Potassium: 4.9 mg
Sodium: 18 mg

“What makes this water unique is its silica content," says Simpson.



Source: Germany
Calcium: 100
Magnesium: 130mg
Potassium: 20 mg
Sodium: 410 mg

“The level of magnesium is the highest out there,” says New York nutritionist Nicolette Pace.

San Pellegrino

Source: Italy
Calcium: 200
Magnesium: 52 mg
Potassium: 4 mg
Sodium: 36 mg

Pace says, “This has an excellent mineral content and is naturally sparkling.”

San Benedetto

Source: Italy
Calcium: 50.1
Magnesium: 29.3 mg
Potassium: 1.0 mg
Sodium: 1.51 mg

“The main benefit of this water is its high alkalinity,” says Simpson.

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  • Kelly

    I'm drinking mineral water every day with regular bottled water and it has improved my over all health

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    I'm drinking a bottle right now! The label says natural CO2 added, so I wouldn't say it is naturally spakling.

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