The many health attributes of functional beverages have resulted in the rapid growing of their market sale. Waterbased beverages fortified with minerals have made a new connection between the medical and food sciences. Functional beverages include a wide variety of products in the market. They are mainly fortified to be a substitution for what is lost in current diets. However, consumers never scarify tastes for health means, and their expectations of beverage functions depend on cultural differences across the world. In the current study, water-based beverage fortifications have been reviewed and substantiated with scientific data collected from published papers to show the value of adding fortified water with a range of functional ingredients including minerals from the individual and public points of view. Addition of various minerals has also been demonstrated to help establish a beverage market, which can satisfy consumers in any country.
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