Sparkling water is water that is infused with carbon dioxide either naturally or during production. The carbon dioxide in it turns to carbonic acid. This reaction is what causes the fizzy sensation on the tongue.
While it seems fairly benign, this carbonated beverage actually has some health benefits (and cautions) to consider…
Not many people would argue with the fact that sparkling water is healthier than soda (regular and diet). The first doesn’t contain any sugar or artificial sweeteners.
The sparkling water can also help with digestive issues. Many people find that a bubbly drink helps with an upset stomach from illness or indigestion as well as motion sickness (or morning sickness). Researchers found that sparkling water helped improve indigestion, gall bladder emptying, and constipation.
Sparkling mineral water contains necessary minerals including magnesium, a mineral most of us don’t get enough of. Minerals help the body stay hydrated as well as perform many necessary functions.