We are independent & ad-supported. We may earn a commission for purchases made through our links.
Advertiser Disclosure
Our website is an independent, advertising-supported platform. We provide our content free of charge to our readers, and to keep it that way, we rely on revenue generated through advertisements and affiliate partnerships. This means that when you click on certain links on our site and make a purchase, we may earn a commission. Learn more.
How We Make Money
We sustain our operations through affiliate commissions and advertising. If you click on an affiliate link and make a purchase, we may receive a commission from the merchant at no additional cost to you. We also display advertisements on our website, which help generate revenue to support our work and keep our content free for readers. Our editorial team operates independently of our advertising and affiliate partnerships to ensure that our content remains unbiased and focused on providing you with the best information and recommendations based on thorough research and honest evaluations. To remain transparent, we’ve provided a list of our current affiliate partners here.

Our Promise to you

Founded in 2002, our company has been a trusted resource for readers seeking informative and engaging content. Our dedication to quality remains unwavering—and will never change. We follow a strict editorial policy, ensuring that our content is authored by highly qualified professionals and edited by subject matter experts. This guarantees that everything we publish is objective, accurate, and trustworthy.

Over the years, we've refined our approach to cover a wide range of topics, providing readers with reliable and practical advice to enhance their knowledge and skills. That's why millions of readers turn to us each year. Join us in celebrating the joy of learning, guided by standards you can trust.

What is Antioxidant Water?

Diane Goettel
Updated: May 17, 2024

The term antioxidant water is often used to refer to bottled water that has been mixed with an ingredient that is rich in antioxidants. There are a number of ingredients that may be used to flavor and enhance this kind of water. A dash of pomegranate juice, for example, may be used to add antioxidants to water. Antioxidant water might also include juices of other so-called super fruits that contain high levels of antioxidants. In some cases, water may be blended with an extract such as green tea extract that is high in antioxidants.

There is a great deal of evidence that ingesting antioxidants can improve one's health and wellness. There are a number of foods and beverages that are good sources of antioxidants and, in some cases, antioxidant water is on this list. If the water, however, includes just a thimble of pomegranate juice or a dash of green tea, then it is probably not very high in antioxidants. Antioxidant water is often flavored with a number of other ingredients and may also contain a good deal of sugar. Before purchasing antioxidant water, check the nutritional information on the packaging to see how many calories are in each serving of the beverage.

Some people like to drink antioxidant water because they like to stay hydrated and also like to consume antioxidants whenever possible. For those who do not enjoy beverages such as antioxidant-rich teas and juices, antioxidant water can be a good way of ingesting antioxidants. Those who do enjoy beverages such as white tea and cranberry juice might do well to have a glass or two of these beverages every day and just drink plain water otherwise. This is especially important for people who are weight conscious.

It is quite easy to make low-calorie antioxidant water at home. One of the easiest ways is to make a drink that is four or five parts water to one part juice. Cranberry juice, grape juice, and pomegranate juice are all good for this purpose. Another way to make antioxidant water is to add a few drops of green tea extract to a glass of water. Green tea extract is especially low in calories, so this is a good choice for those who are trying to lose weight.

WiseGeek is dedicated to providing accurate and trustworthy information. We carefully select reputable sources and employ a rigorous fact-checking process to maintain the highest standards. To learn more about our commitment to accuracy, read our editorial process.
Diane Goettel
By Diane Goettel
"Diane Goettel has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA in English from Brooklyn College. Diane lives in Mount Vernon, New York with her husband, Noah. They are the proud parents of a Doberman Pinscher named Spoon. Specialties: book editing, book marketing, book publishing, freelance writing, magazine publishing, magazine writing, copywriting,"
Discussion Comments
Diane Goettel
Diane Goettel
"Diane Goettel has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA in English from Brooklyn College. Diane lives in Mount...
Learn more
WiseGeek, in your inbox

Our latest articles, guides, and more, delivered daily.

WiseGeek, in your inbox

Our latest articles, guides, and more, delivered daily.