Public urged to practice ‘prevention over cure’ mindset when it comes to drinking water
By INQUIRER.net BrandRoom
June 30, 2020 at 7:00 am

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, exercising caution and practicing strict safety measures has been heavy on everyone’s mind: use of face masks, frequent handwashing, cleaning and thorough disinfection of surfaces, and the observance of physical distancing are but some steps people have been taking. The invisible enemy we are facing has made us more mindful of our surroundings.

Yet, one thing of high importance seems to be left out in the conversation – as well as in the precautionary guidelines issued by authorities – paying close attention to the water we drink. Health experts cite proper hydration to be vital in supporting the body’s ability to fight the COVID-19 virus and support the immune system, as reported in the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. “Keeping properly hydrated at a time like this refreshes our bodies and keeps the virus away,” said Dr. Sybil Lizanne R. Bravo, a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital and Vice President of the Philippine Infectious Disease Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology.

However, it’s important to note that not all drinking water are safe regardless of how clean they appear to the naked eye. Potential invisible contaminants found in drinking water such as chlorine, heavy metals and allergens, as well as parasites, responsible for common water bourne diseases like cholera, dysentery, and gastroenteritis, is really the last thing the public needs as COVID-19 continues to aggravate everyone’s sense of safety and security.

With numerous brands of bottled water available in the market today, consumers are faced with the dilemma on what best to choose, and which one is indeed proven safe for consumption by experts.

Because, in reality, not all bottled water are the same.

Keeping yourself properly hydrated is just as necessary these days, and experts advise to be selective with your choice of drinking water, making sure that they are free from invisible contaminants and safe for consumption.

“For over two decades now, the Wilkins brand has been synonymous with safety, quality and purity,” says Teejae Sonza, Marketing Director of Coca-Cola Philippines. “With the trust that consumers have placed on Wilkins through the years, we have made it our continuous commitment to produce products that adhere to nothing less than the highest standards using state-of-the-art processes.”

Wilkins products adhere to a strict process to ensure that it is truly clean. Wilkins Pure is certain to be clean and pure as it undergoes advanced, seven-step purification – quality controlled under stringent global processes as part of The Coca-Cola Company portfolio of beverages. As a local brand with international certifications, drinking Wilkins Pure can help bring additional peace of mind as it helps purify your body of toxins.

To be sure that the water you are drinking is clean and pure, order Wilkins Pure at cokebeverages.ph or call our hotline (02)88132653 for deliveries within Metro Manila and 1800-1-888-2653 in provincial areas.

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