Bob: The chemical process of carbonated water is quite simple: Carbon dioxide with water creates carbonic acid. This gives water its bubbles. Bob: the carbon dioxide gas dissolves in water. And it creates something that we have come to call carbonic acid.
Is it unhealthy to drink carbonated water?
The bottom line. No evidence suggests that carbonated or sparkling water is bad for you. Its not that harmful to dental health, and it seems to have no effect on bone health. Interestingly, a carbonated drink may even enhance digestion by improving swallowing ability and reducing constipation.
Is carbonated water actually water?
Sparkling water is basically just water with some extra oomph. That oomph you feel when you take a sip is carbon dioxide gas thats dissolved into the water under pressure (aka, carbonation). Club soda is carbonated water that also contains infused minerals, namely salts.
What is the scientific term for carbonated water?
Carbonated water (also known as soda water, sparkling water, fizzy water, club soda, water with gas or (especially in the U.S.) as seltzer or seltzer water) is water containing dissolved carbon dioxide gas, either artificially injected under pressure or occurring due to natural geological processes.