Have you been putting on weight, even though you’ve cut out the high in sugar sodas and substituted sparking water? Well, sciencing now shows that sparkling water may be the reason you’re not losing, or at least maintaining your weight. The carbonated water may actually be making you feel hungry, and encouraging you to eat actually eat more than you would otherwise.
You see, carbon dioxide, which gives sparkling water its fizzy bubbles, can trigger a hunger hormone and therefore trigger you to eat more.
Perhaps you should just stick to plain ‘ol water. You can’t really go wrong with that.
More: The Daily Mail