PIZZA + SODA = A PERFECT COMBO!

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For pizza lovers, a good slice is a gift from the god. Whether you’re at a social gathering, casual lunch with friends, or just don’t feel like cooking dinner, pizza is there and it is irresistible.

Despite dire warnings from health advocates and news media scaremongers who blame pizza for obesity in children, many nutrition experts say pizza is not only delicious; it can also be a healthy food choice.

McClellan, a pizzeria owner donated his body to prove that eating pizza won’t cause you any harm. He eat a slice of pizza every 2½ to 3 hours and lost 25 pounds in 30 days. Perhaps more remarkably, he lowered his cholesterol 86 points and his body fat by 10% with no medications. “There is no secret to this diet,” McClellan says, with the confidence of a man who has opened multiple successful businesses and won Best Physique contests. “It’s good nutritional science based on portion control, raising metabolism levels with the help of a regular workout plan, and tracking daily intake of carbohydrates, protein, fiber and fat.”

Since I could remember, soda or carbonated drinks have always been paired with pizza. Most pizzerias in Italy in general, serves carbonated drinks. And most people feels “satisfied” after finishing the drink.

Have You Ever Wondered Why?

The acidity helps break down the carbs

Many different studies have been done regarding the acidity in carbonated beverages. The intense amount of acid is capable to even break down meats and other thick materials, which is why most doctors and health enthusiasts do not recommend drinking soda.

The carbonation helps burp up existing air in your stomach

By drinking carbonated beverage, you will allow the carbonation to enter and permeate throughout your stomach. The gases will help free up and remove existing air inside your stomach to make room for the remaining food you have left. That air will come up via a series of burbs, and you will immediately feel a sense of relief. Water and other non-carbonated liquids do not have the same effect as carbonated beverages.

Well, if you are health conscious and 100% against drinking soda, but at the same time you really enjoy pairing your favorite pizza with soda. Then we have a solution for you.TRY SODAXPRESSSodaXpress is Malaysia’s 1st sparkling water machine – which produces zero calories, zero sugar – yet satisfying carbonated water.
 
Most obviously, sparkling water is a great soda alternative, because it lacks the calories and sugar of sweetened carbonated drinks since you can alter your own drinks. Switching to unsweetened bubbles is a healthy step for anyone.

It won’t weaken your bones, either. In one study, Douglas Kiel, MD, associated professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School found that sparkling water is not associated with lower hip bone density in women—mainly due to much lower acidic level in comparing with other sugared carbonated beverage. Unflavored sparkling water counts toward your daily H2O, say two of our experts. “Sparkling water is like drinking regular water,” says Sara Bleich, PhD, associate professor in health policy and management at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. “It’s harmless.”
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8 Things You Can Do With Sparkling Water

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Have some extra sparkling water in the fridge? Put it to good use with these helpful and surprising tips!
In case you’re wondering, sparkling water aren’t the same thing as carbonated drinks.
Read on to find out 8 unbelievable things that you didn’t know you could do with sparkling water!

1. Cook Veggies

Did you know that you can cook vegetables in carbonated water? Famous French chefs like Thierry Marx came up with this idea, when trying to find a creative alternative to plunging vegetables in salted boiling water. Cooking vegetables in boiling sparkling water helps them stay crunchy and retain their original, vibrant color. You can also wash vegetables and fruits with sparkling water to rinse it. The bubbles gives off an extra satisfying cleansing!

2. Tempura

Tempura is a Japanese assortment of fried vegetables and fish, often served as an appetizer. To make tempura you need to prepare a batter that is light and airy, and sparkling water is the way to go! Simply mix flour with sparkling water, dip the vegetables, fish or shrimp in the batter and then lightly fry. The sparkling water will make the batter extra crunchy and light.

3. Cake

Believe it or not, using carbonated water in cake results in the lightest, moistest cake you’ve ever had! Start off by whisking eggs with sugar, and then add oil, cake flour, chocolate and some crushed hazelnuts. Finish with a bit of sparkling water, and don’t be surprised if your batter starts to froth a little! Bake the cake for 50 minutes at 350° F and prepare to be wowed!  

4. Crepes

Sure, there are loads of classic crepe recipes out there. But have you ever tried making crepe batter with sparkling water? To do this, simply replace some of the milk for an equal part of fizzy water. Your crepes will end up extremely light and airy thanks to this substitution! And don’t forget to let the batter rest for at least an hour before you start to cook them – no matter what you replace in the recipe, this important steps remains unchanged!

5. Mojito Cocktail

Mojitos are light and refreshing thanks to sparkling water, lime and mint. To make a delicious mojito, add some fresh mint leaves to the bottom of a glass, along with some cane sugar syrup and lime wedges. Crush these ingredients together using a muddler, and then add ice cubes and sparkling water.

6. Sparkling Ribena Float

This sweet and creamy dessert beverage puts a fruity twist on traditional ice cream floats. In a tall glass add the Ribena syrup and a splash of soda (reserve the rest for later). Stir until the Ribena has thinned out a bit. Add the ice cream and top with the remaining soda and serve immediately.

7. Waffles

Adding sparkling water to waffle batter will give you light, airy and deliciously crunchy waffles. Simply substitute one part of milk with one part of sparkling water. Proceed with the recipe as you usually would, and get ready to eat the best waffles you’ve ever had!

8. Sparkling Ice Tea

If you’re tired of plain old ice tea and are looking for an original recipe, replace tap water with sparkling water. Fizzy ice tea is delicious and a great thirst-quencher, minus the calories that other carbonated drinks and sodas usually contain. We call that a win-win!

So what are you waiting for? Go grab yourself a SODAXPRESS SPARKLING WATER MACHINE now!!!!!

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Is Drinking Sparkling Water Bad For You?

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This would be the most frequent questions asked by people around the world. Is the bubbly beverage bad for you?

Basically, NO! “Sparkling water can be just as hydrating as regular water,” according to Jennifer McDaniel, a registered dietitian and certified specialist in sports dietetics.

Carbonated water seems like a great alternative for people who don’t like the taste of water, but want to stay hydrated throughout the day.

Sparkling water is made by dissolving carbon dioxide in water, creating carbonic acid. This process just adds bubbles — it does not add sugar, calories, or caffeine. Tonic water, club soda, and mineral water are all types of sparkling water, but these have added sodium, vitamins, or sweeteners, so it’s important to read the label.

There are some common health concerns associated with drinking sparkling water — for instance, that it leaches calcium from the bones, causes kidney stones, and strips the enamel from your teeth — but these are not supported by clinical research. The confusion may arise because of research that found a connection between carbonated cola drinks and low bone mineral density.

While artificially carbonated water is slightly more acidic than still water, it’s not as acidic as sugary sodas, and does not seem to significantly damage tooth enamel. A 2001 study published in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation that compared the effect of sparkling mineral waters with still waters on human teeth, noted that the “carbonation of drinks may not be an important factor per se in respect of erosive potential.”

So what are you waiting for? Bring home a sparkling water machine today!

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