Carbonated Water

I'm reading conflicting reports about carbonation in water. Perrier and San Pellegrino were my drink of choice (water-wise!) for years. Would love to hear your views on whether these should be avoided or not.
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I believe those are okay. It is not the carbonation that is the problem, rather it's the phosphoric acid that's in carbonated soda and beer.

Check the label to be sure, but I seem to remember reading the Pellegrino/Perrier were okay.

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Hi Catkin:
I do not recommend carbonated water for my clients or support group members. CO2, which is carbonation, changes the pH pf the body. You can drink it like beer or wine but not as your water requirement which should be 50% of your body weight in ounces per day.

If you have further questions or if you want to join our osteoporosis support group please feel free to email me at bebonestrong@sequoiahealth.com.


Woody McMahon

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Hi Catkin:
I do not recommend carbonated water for my clients or support group members. CO2, which is carbonation, changes the pH pf the body. You can drink it like beer or wine but not as your water requirement which should be 50% of your body weight in ounces per day.

If you have further questions or if you want to join our osteoporosis support group please feel free to email me at bebonestrong@sequoiahealth.com.

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oh shucks

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I was disappointed because in Dr. Susan Brown's book some of those waters were listed as very alkaline

how about letting some or all of the CO2 evaporate?
Or- what about naturally sparkling water like Gerolsteiner -supposedly bottled with its own natural carbonation? (or what does that mean?)

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I've been drinking kombucha 1-2 times a week. The lady at the health food store recommended it. I have to admit I don't know much about it. But I can sip on that and it satisfies my desire to have a beer or wine or other carbonated type drink. Anyone have any comments on kombucha?

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What if changing the pH of our bodies is what we hope for?? I drink Pellegrino because it's mineral water and I hope that it's helping to keep my body in a state where it won't be leeching minerals from my bones.

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