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ADA’s Information On Sparkling Water Highlighted.
Stating that “the popularity of sparkling waters is growing exponentially,” Runner’s World (12/7, Zickl) considered whether the beverage has negative health effects. Concerning whether sparkling water erodes enamel, the article pointed to MouthHealthy.org, ADA’s consumer website, which says sparkling water is generally fine for teeth. The article added, “Compared to sports drinks and sodas, seltzer and sparkling water were found to be ‘minimally erosive,’ according to a study published in The Journal of the American Dental Association.”