Minerals are not only essential nutrients; they also impact how water tastes.
Learn more about the three most important minerals in Gerolsteiner.
Few other mineral waters contain as many minerals as Gerolsteiner: 2,500 mg per liter, however no other mineral water has the unique balance of minerals that Gerolsteiner offers. It is this harmonious balance of minerals that gives Gerolsteiner its clean and refreshing taste. Gerolsteiner is not only good for you, it tastes good too!
Thanks to the one-of-a-kind geographical nature of the bedrock in the Volcanic Eifel, Gerolsteiner is completely pure, has a balanced mineral content and is one hundred percent natural. Water that has filtered down through layers of bedrock gathers in deep aquifers, 200 meters beneath the ground. Here, the water remains protected from impurities and environmental contamination. In order to preserve its natural quality, Gerolsteiner is bottled directly at its source – pure and authentic from its origin.
Whether at work, after sport or simply in between – Gerolsteiner mineral water is the perfect companion in everyday life. It quenches thirst and at the same time provides the body with valuable minerals and trace elements, which the body cannot generate itself. Just 1 liter of Gerolsteiner Sparkling satisfies one third of the daily calcium requirement and more than a quarter of the magnesium requirement.
Over time water seeps down through the mineral-rich layers of dolomite bedrock, absorbing minerals and carbonic acid, before collecting in deep aquifers as Gerolsteiner Mineral Water. From the depths of the Volcanic Eifel to every cell of your body: one litre of Gerolsteiner Sparkling Mineral Water contains over 2,500 mg of minerals and trace elements.
The unique balance of minerals in Gerolsteiner ensures their bioavailability. The minerals are already dissolved, so your body can absorb them quickly. The ratio of minerals, especially calcium and magnesium, also enables maximum usage. In mineral water, the bioavailability of calcium is 84% and that of magnesium is 92%. As a comparison, in a banana, the bioavailability of calcium is only 38% and that of magnesium is a mere 29%.
Minerals are true all-rounders: they are important for healthy bones and support muscle and nerve functions. In addition, they are involved in energy metabolism, blood clotting and digestion. Your body cannot produce these essential nutrients. To get its provision of minerals, the human body is therefore reliant on a diet rich in minerals. Mineral water with a high mineral content, such as Gerolsteiner can make a valuable contribution to a healthy diet as a natural source of minerals.
No two mineral waters are the same. What differentiates them is both their mineral content and their mineral composition. Both of which are determined by the geographical origin, or ‘terroir’ of the mineral water.
When shopping, it is wise to compare as the mineral content differs from water to water, sometimes considerably. There are mineral waters with a low mineral content. The label on the bottle will reveal how many and which minerals are present in a mineral water, for example, whether it provides a lot of valuable calcium and magnesium.
The levels and ratio of minerals in water influences its taste: a low-mineral content can result in a sour taste, because the carbonic acid overpowers the presence of other minerals. High-mineral content water tend to have one mineral taste dominate. For example, a lot of sulfate results in a slightly bitter taste. Also, sodium in combination with chloride imparts a salty taste. Gerolsteiner stands apart from all other waters because of its unique mineral content and balance.