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Sooo....about those "sparkling water beverages"

Are they actually "good" for you like water is? I mean...am I getting hydrated from drinking them?? I love them, but don't wanna be drinking something that's bad for me.

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MamaCass07

Asked by MamaCass07 at 2:14 PM on Oct. 20, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Well, I'm sure they aren't "bad" for you. Water has 0 calories and no additives. What does your sparkling water beverage have?
    RoostersMom4

    Answer by RoostersMom4 at 2:26 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • Not much, lol! Um, it has sucralose and citric acid, but it doesn't say how much? Anywho. Well? I guess its not terrible then? lol! I just wanna drink water, but get something out of it...like...FLAVAH!
    MamaCass07

    Answer by MamaCass07 at 2:42 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • You're staying hydrated, but you'd be a whole lot better off drinking plain water.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:18 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • Let me rephrase that. Drink just one small one a day if you have to, and make the rest plain old water. I let myself have half a Crystal Light if I have to have something flavored, but the rest of the time I drink water.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:19 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • I drink sparkling water with no added sugar/sweeteners. It's better than soda! I like Crystal Geyser, Arrowhead, or Calistoga with fruit essences (like lime, lemon, orange, or raspberry). If I don't get that, I'll just drink a Pellegrino with lime. I don't like artificial sweeteners, so I'll just drink those brands.
    ThaMCE

    Answer by ThaMCE at 4:55 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • ThaMCE---ditto that is how I broke my DDP addiction about five years ago.I don't care for soft drinks anymore.

    drfink

    Answer by drfink at 2:13 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • As long as they don't have sugar or caffiene, you are getting hydrated. You can make your own with seltzer and a splash of fruit juice.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 11:58 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

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