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Do RO water purifiers remove minerals from drinking water? Let’s decode the truth!

By Pureit Water | December 07, 2020
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Reverse Osmosis or RO water purification is one of the most popular and promising methods for purifying water. RO purification is known to remove even the minutest of the impurities from water, while turning high TDS (salty tasting) water into sweet tasting potable water. There are multiple benefits of using an RO water purifier but lately there have been few questions about RO technology removing essential minerals from drinking water. Let’s decode the truth!

There can be various sources of water depending on your geographical location. According to WHO, rainwater carries low salinity and mineralisation vis-à-vis groundwater, which is excessively mineralised at times and again depends on the region it is drawn from. To simplify further, your ground water can contain various minerals. While some of these minerals can be beneficial for your body, many can be extremely harmful.

A Reverse Osmosis water purifier hence becomes essential as only RO purification technology can remove these unwanted minerals from your drinking water along with other hazardous heavy metals and chemicals like Lead, Arsenic, Aluminium, etc. These unwanted substances can cause many serious health problems like brain damage, nausea, seizures, and reproductive issues.

Even healthy minerals like Calcium and Magnesium present in your source of water, need to be consumed in regulated quantities.

Pureit Mineral RO water purifiers offer the perfect solution. Pureit is a step ahead in providing its consumers not only 100% safe drinking RO water but also enrich it with goodness of minerals. Our RO water purifiers contain mineral cartridge that adds back essential minerals such as Calcium and Magnesium into your RO purifier water.

Magnesium assists in regulating blood glucose/sugar levels and nerve function. It also helps in creation of proteins from amino acids. Calcium on the other hand strengthens bones and regulates rhythm of heartbeat.

Hence, with Pureit Mineral RO water purifiers, you can keep aside all your worries and have safe and healthy water to consume all around the clock.

FAQs

  • Does RO remove all minerals from water?

    Reverse Osmosis (RO) eliminates more than 90-99.99% of all the impurities, including minerals from the drinking water, but most of these minerals in excess are harmful to health. Hence, RO water is safe when compared to municipal water.

  • Should you add minerals to reverse osmosis water?

    Reverse osmosis removes all types of impurities, including minerals present in water. Although it is safe and is good for health, remineralizing the water has additional benefits. Hence, adding minerals to RO purified water is a common practice.

  • Does RO water hydrate you?

    Yes. Drinking RO water is good for health and it is safe when compared to tap water. RO water is nothing but filtered water which provides hydration for your body.

  • How to remineralize RO water naturally?

    You can find various ways to add minerals into RO water but one of the easy and natural ways is to add a pinch of mineral salt or the Himalayan salt to the RO water.

  • Is RO drinking water good or bad for health?

    Consuming RO water is good and safe for health as it is free of all types of impurities. It prevents the risk of water-borne diseases, other health hazards and helps improve your immunity.

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