Looking at the “Natural” in Natural Flavor Labels

Last month, I wrote about the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAs) found in cans of sparkling water.  I hope that information has helped you choose a better brand while shopping.  As a reminder, a study by Consumer Reports found Sparkling Ice, Spindrift, SanPellegrino, Dasani and Schweppes to have the fewest PFAs, while La Croix, Canada Dry, Poland Spring, Bubly and Polar had the most.

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Looking at What Goes into Sparkling Water

There is a pretty good chance you’re reading this while swigging some sparkling water from a colorful can and feeling pretty good about yourself.  You’ve kicked your soda habit in favor or something refreshing and bubbly without all the extra sugar.  Hurray!  Great job.  You’re saving yourself hundreds of extra calories a day, which keeps you hydrated and your pants from getting too tight.

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