Home » Diet and Nutrition News & Advice » 7 Sparkling Reasons to Use Soda Water

7 Sparkling Reasons to Use Soda Water


I know, I reach for club soda too whenever I have an upset tummy, but did you know that the fizzy beverage works as an all-purpose solution for just about any health or lifestyle issue? It’s true; club soda is a virtual superstar when it comes to cleaning up stubborn messes, aiding home improvement projects, and even for keeping houseplants happy and well hydrated.

So let’s cheers to the bubbly beverage that does so much more than merely wet your whistle…

 

1. Stop Pets from Messing

While I agree, “club soda is the sh*t,” it can certainly brag about putting the stop to foul messes and the not-so-house-trained cat or dog that keeps making them. As pet owners, we all know that the hardest part of deterring an animal from another “accident” is to break the cycle.

This typically means banishing any odor or trace of urine or stool in your carpet or on your hardwood floors. Thankfully, saturating the danger zone with club soda and letting it sit for a full 5- or 10-minutes before blotting with a rag or paper towel can totally neutralize the stank and deter repeat offenses by Fluffy or Fido.

Next »
ADVERTISEMENT

More on ActiveBeat
  • What Every Woman Should Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy
    There are many different hormones in the human body, but hormone replacement therapy typically focuses on replacing the hormones made by sex glands (ovaries and testes), which are...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Hepatitis C: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
    About 3.9 million people in the United States suffer from the hepatitis C virus (HCV), according to WebMD.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Causes and Risk Factors For Hepatitis C
    Over 3 million Americans are living with a long-term infection of hepatitis C (HCV), says WebMD.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Staggering Facts About Hepatitis C
    Hepatitic C (HCV) affects over 30 million people around the world, and nearly 4 million people in the United States, according to WebMD.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Lifestyle Tips for Lumbar Stenosis
    Lumbar stenosis is a type of spinal stenosis, a condition that affects the spine by narrowing the spinal columns and pressing on the spinal cord.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Pros and Cons of Immunotherapy
    Cancer is one of those words we don't like to use or hear because it carries a lot of weight. It's scary.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Best Foods for Pancreatitis
    The food we eat has a huge impact on our health in so many ways, some obvious like our weight, and others not so obvious like setting the stage for heart disease, diabetes, etc.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Acute Pancreatitis vs. Chronic Pancreatitis: What's The Difference?
    We've all heard about our pancreas before, but do you actually know what it does? Our pancreas is actually a large gland that sits behind the stomach.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Mesothelioma: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that affects tens of thousands of people every year. Like most cancers, there is no known cure, but plenty of treatment options available to keep...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Fleas vs. Ticks: Similarities and Differences
    If you have a dog (or other furry pets), then the last thing you want is for your pet to end up infested with some nasty insects.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Top Risk Factors for Kidney Cancer
    People tend to get risk factors and cause mixed up, so before we dive into this article, we’re going to define what a risk factor is.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Symptoms and Causes of Mesothelioma
    You might not have ever heard of mesothelioma, but you've most definitely heard of cancer.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Long and Short-Term Risks of Dental Implants
    Dental implant surgery is a fairly common procedure, but not one without risks. As mentioned in our article about what you should expect from dental implant surgery, the success...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Warning Signs of Pancreatitis
    Before we dive into all the warning signs of pancreatitis, let's first explains what it is.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • Health Conditions Linked to Weight Loss
    We tend to focus so much on obesity and being overweight that being chronically thin or experiencing sudden weight loss is overlooked.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice