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Are Vitamin Waters a Good Source of Nutrition?
Finally, a word about the nutritional value of vitamin- and herb-enhanced waters. If you simply enjoy the taste (and you stick with sugar-free), there’s little harm in enjoying them in moderation. However, if you’re justifying spending two bucks a bottle on the basis of some alleged health or nutritional benefits, you should know that scientific support for those would be even harder to find than the missing calories on the label.
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