Video: Bottoms up! Sales of water beats soda for first time

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>>Ursula: HEALTH EXPERTS ARE CALLING IT A SWEET VICTORY. THE LATEST NUMBERS OUT SHOW THAT FOR THE FIRST TIME, BOTTLED WATER IS OUTSELLING SUGARY AND CARBONATED SODA DRINKS. THERE MAY BE LOTS OF REASONS FOR THE INCREASE, BUT OVERALL, IT MAY JUST BOIL DOWN TO ONE THING. WATER IS SIMPLY BETTER AND PEOPLE ARE RECOGNIZING IT.>>THE GOOD NEWS ANT WATER JUST — ABOUT WATER JUST KEEPS ON FLOWING, ACCORDING TO BEVERAGE DIE — DIGEST. IT’S ESTIMATED THIS YEAR EVERY AMERICAN WILL DRINK 27.4-GALLONS OF BATTLED WATER. DOCTORS LIKE THIS PEDIATRICIAN UNANIMOUSLY AGREE ON THIS, SODAS HURT YOUR HEALTH IN SO MANY WAYS.>>MORE WEIGHT GAIN EVENTUALLY, CAN LEAD TO DIABETES, CAN AFFECT THE HEART WITH THE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, AND, YOU KNOW, PRETTY MUCH IT’S JUST UNHEALTHY.>>Ursula: AND ON TOP OF ALL OF THAT, WATER’S JUST PLAIN GOOD FOR YOU.>>NO CALORIES, CREATES A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND IT’S CHEAP.>>Ursula: LIKE A LOT OF COMPANY, KSAT 12’S GOTTEN THE BOTTLED WATER MESSAGE. IN OUR KITCHEN CAFETERIA, YES, WE DO HAVE LOTS OF SODAS AND ENERGY DRINKS, NOT SO GOOD, BUT WE ALSO HAVE A BIG EMPHASIS ON WATER. REALLY BIG. FOR EXAMPLE, WE ALSO HAVE THIS MACHINE THAT CHANGES FILTERED WATER. A SIMPLE CHANGE, CHANGING LIFESTYLES AND CHANGING OUR HEALTH, TOO.>>YOU HAVE A FEW THAT WILL STICK TO THE SODAS, BUT ONCE WE KEEP ON WITH THE EDUCATION, THEY DO CHANGE TO WATER.>>Ursula: WELL, IT’S HARD TO BREAK SOME PEOPLE OF THEIR HABITS, BUT DR. GRANT BRAMOD IS STARTING THEM YOUNG. NOW, THERE IS SOME BELIEF THAT THE WATER CONTAMINATION CRISIS IN FLINT, MICHIGAN, PLAYED A FACTOR IN THE RISE OF BOTTLED WATER SALES, BUT MANY PEOPLE ALSO SAY THE INCREASE OF THE TYPES OF BOTTLED WATERS ON THE MARKET ALSO PUT SODA POP IN THE SHADOW. IF YOU DON’T WANT TO BUY BOTTLED WATER AND YOU WANT

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