Americans are Now Drinking More Water Than Soda
It’s official: Americans drank more bottled water than soda in Y 2016
After decades-long streak of strong growth, bottled water has surpassed carbonated soft drinks to become the largest beverage category by volume in the United States in Y 2016, according to research and consulting firm Beverage Marketing Corp.
The shift comes amid widespread concerns about the health effects of sugary beverages.
Several US cities voted for Soda Tax in November, in a bid to battle diet-related diseases, including obesity and diabetes.
Bottled-water consumption in the United States reached 39.3 gals per capita last year, while carbonated soft drinks slipped to 38.5 gals, Beverage Marketing Corp said.
In contrast, per capita soda consumption regularly exceeded 50 gals in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, according to the report.
Total bottled water volume rose about 9% to 12.8-B gallons in Y 2016, compared with a year earlier.
“When Perrier first entered the country in the 1970’s, few would have predicted the heights to which bottled water would eventually climb,” said President and CEO of, Beverage Marketing Corp.
I cannot remember the last time I had soda, and for sure the trend is away from sugar in all forms.
I go a step further and drink Hydrogen enriched water daily as ir offers a variety of health benefits and has been shown to materially contribute to mental acuity and performance.
Drinking Hydrogen enriched and highly alkaline water on a daily basis will stop acidification of the body to keep us young and healthy.
When drinking water was 1st commercialized, people were dubious.
When foreigners asked for some “mineral waters” during the 1988 Seoul Olympics, people were doubtful.
But since water makes us 70% of our bodies, it is a certainty that the day will be here soon when people will consider water as a door to curing diseases, slowing down the aging process, and opening a new life, not just a type of liquid that quenches thirst.
Choosing the right drinking water is Key, and treating yourself like a VIP can be a specific self-management skill, aka “the way for survival” in this modern, fast paced world.
My friend Charles Murray, CEO of Penta 5 USA told me last Fall that, “infusing hydrogen may be the best thing that ever happened to drinking water, as it play a Key role in repairing the body of all people during daily activities.” 
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