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Everything You Need to Know About Sparkling Water

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Drinking water regularly is so important for your health. As important as staying hydrated is, many find it difficult to remember or keep track of how much they have consumed. As a rule of thumb, you should always aim to drink at least eight glasses of water a day. But after a few glasses, you might find that the taste gets a little boring, never mind eight!

Although many are fine with drinking plain water, others look for a little extra kick. What can you do if you want to drink something different, without recurring to sugary sodas or other beverages? Sparkling water might be exactly what you’re looking for.

What is Sparkling Water?

Sparkling water is essentially regular water combined with carbon dioxide, adding a refreshing, bubbly feel to the drink. This makes it into a carbonated drink, similar to soda, but without all the added sugars and chemicals.

Often known as soda water or seltzer water, sparkling water comes in varying degrees of fizziness. This often depends on the manufacturer or the home processor used to produce sparkling water. That’s right, there are many consumer-grade kitchen tools and devices that can be purchased to turn tap water into sparkling water, right in your own home.

What Are the Benefits of Drinking Sparkling Water?

Sparkling water offers all the amazing benefits of regular water, but with a fizzy twist! Some of these benefits can include weight management, increased energy, flushing out toxins, a boost in your immune system, and even an improvement in skin, among many, many others.

Fruit-infused sparkling water will offer the nutrients and benefits of the fruit that you add. This can include Vitamin C as well as various alkaline properties. Slice up some lemon, watermelon, cucumber, or strawberries and toss them into your soda water for something different!

Of course, they are far better for you than pop, because they don’t contain sugar. In addition to that, pop can pose a serious threat to the health of your teeth, due to the combined erosive action of heavy sugars and carbon dioxide. According to studies, sparkling water affects teeth health minimally when compared to regular water, and it is over 100 times less harmful than sugary pops, juices and similar soft drinks.[i]

Sparkling water can be used as a “gateway” healthy drink for those who are trying to quit drinking excessive amounts of pop or juice. Addiction to sugary carbonated drinks is a big problem for many people.

To start replacing such drinks with sparkling water is a great way to adopt a more balanced and healthy lifestyle. Many people start drinking sparkling water when they embark on new low-calorie diets as well. Drinking water can help you feel a little fuller, causing you to feel less hungry and therefore, eat a little less food than you normally would.

Sparkling Water Systems

As mentioned earlier, there are many sparkling water systems who can be purchased to make sparkling water at home. Popular devices such as the famous Bonne O are indeed extremely popular throughout households all over the world. There are also many other products that can be used as carbonated water dispensers, as well as filtration units.

Looking for more information or have any question about the best water for you? Contact Water Depot today. We offer a wide variety of water purification systems and other products.

 

[i] “Investigation of Mineral Waters and Soft Drinks in Relation to Dental Erosion | NCBI” [Online]. Available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11556958. Retrieved: 2017-10-10.

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