Ballygowan Pure Irish Water can make a valuable contribution to your mineral intake. High calcium, magnesium and bicarbonate concentrations mean that Ballygowan is a hard water. The typical mineral composition of Ballygowan can be seem in the table to the right.
As well as being hydrated it is essential for the body to maintain correct mineral levels. Minerals only represent 3% of our daily nutrient intake yet they are absolutely necessary for our bodily functions.
|Nitrate (as NO3)||9|
|Total dissolved Solids||420|
|Ph at source||47.2|
Calcium creates bones and teeth but is also important for the nervous system, muscle contraction, heartbeat, blood coagulation and the immune system. One and a half litres of Ballygowan provides 21% of the recommended daily intake of calcium.
Bicarbonates help to regulate the acidity of body fluids.
Potassium is a major component of our cells. It controls blood pressure and can help protect against strokes and hypertension.
Magnesium is essential for every major biological process and helps prevent heart disease.
Sodium, along with potassium and chloride form part of the blood, lymph and intracellular fluids. These three nutrients are essential in maintaining the body's water balance and blood chemistry. Ballygowan is suitable for those on a low sodium diet.