Almost every one reboil water, but only few people know about its health implication. But, it should not be done because there are 2 major risks related with that. Read on and the reasons will surprise you!
1. Toxic concentration increase
Tap water is not that clear as it looks. The Environmental Working Group found 316 chemicals, such as:
These chemicals cannot be eliminated by boiling, unlike microorganisms. Actually, when boiling water with those chemicals, you are making the toxins concentration worse. The water starts to evaporate, while the toxins stay put, making the water even more dangerous. So, the more you boil it, the more dangerous it becomes. High concentrations of these chemicals can be really dangerous.
For instance, arsenic produces nausea, vomiting, pain in the abdomen, and diarrhea. Long-term exposure