July 1, 2008
Advertisers spent more than $200 million last year promoting bottled water, and now many new "enhanced" waters promise to have everything from herbs to vitamins, even protein added in. Metromint Chocolate Mint Water for example, says it's "turned water into chocolate. " Aquamantra says it is infused with mantras: I am lucky, I am healthy, and I am loved. "Water now plays host to calcium, electrolytes, herbs and even weight-loss ingredients," says Consumer Reports Jamie Hirsh.