Replacement Cartridge for APEX MR-1050 Countertop Alkaline Filter Made in USA. Alkaline Water has a higher pH level than plain tap water. Proponents say that it can neutralise acid in your bloodstream, boost your metabolism and help your body absorb nutrients more effectively. Alkaline water can help prevent diseases and slow the ageing process. It also helps slow bone loss. The Countertop Drinking Water Filter is a revolutionary system that eliminates impurities that impact the colour, taste and safety of drinking water, but it's not just what it takes out of the water that you drink that makes it a must-have for the home. This filtration system also helps to balance the pH of water, making it alkaline to better suit your body chemistry. As a result, every sip of water you take provides you with antioxidant protection and offers purifying, detoxifying benefits that are a perfect fit for your healthy lifestyle. Five Stage Filtration Process • Stage 1 - Remove Chloramines and Heavy metal and control microorganisms with KDF • Stage 2 - Removes Chlorine and Odour. Coconut shell activated carbon. • Stage 3 - Removes impurities and hydrates you body & adding minerals that our body does not produce such as calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium to name a few. • Stage 4 - Removes Chlorine and odour. • Stage 5 -Increases alkalinity and lowers acidity with Calcite which many nutritionists recommend. *Note: Replacement Cartridge only. Counter Top Water Filter System Sold Separately by Apex.