Fresh Coconut Water
Fresh coconut is naturally alkaline and is an excellent source of anti oxidants. It has a 9.5 pH and -35 Oxidantation Reduction Potential which makes it both Alkaline and Anti Oxidant.
Vita Coco when measured came up with a pH of 6 (Acidic) and an ORP of +250 (not anti-oxidant). When Travel Water was introduced to Vita Coco, it boosted it’s values to a pH of 9.5 (Alkaline) and an ORP of -270. This means that Vita Coco on it’s own is not Alkaline or an Anti-oxidant but you can still enjoy it’s taste by simply adding Travel Water drops to it.
Reduction potential (also known as redox potential, oxidation / reduction potential, ORP, pE, ε, or ) is a measure of the tendency of a chemical species to acquire electrons and thereby be reduced.
The antioxidant capacity of liquids is measured in ORP (oxidation reduction potential or redox potential). This is the standardised measure of antioxidants in liquids in the same way that ORAC is the standard measure of antioxidants in foods.
Basically all liquids have an Oxidation Reduction Potential (ORP), which, as per the definition of an antioxidant above, is the potential for one liquid substance to reduce the oxidation of another substance. It is measured in millivolts (mV) and most liquids fall between +700 and -800. In other words, the more powerful the antioxidant, the lower the ORP level. As things oxidize, the ORP rises.
To give this some meaning and relativity, here are some rough ORP measurements:
Tap water: +250 to +400 ORP
Cola: +400 to +600 ORP
Green tea: -120 to -250 ORP
Orange juice: -150 to -250 ORP
Travel Water: -280 ORP