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					 Many of us love to drink soda every now and then. Unfortunately, these drinks can be loaded with
artificial flavors and colors, high-fructose corn syrup, or artificial sweeteners. Over time, these
chemicals may negatively affect our health. With an at-home soda maker, consumers can create
healthier alternatives to store-bought sodas and seltzers. Because you are in control of all of the
ingredients, you can avoid artificial additives that may not be the best choice for you.
Walk through the soda aisle at your local supermarket and you will notice a huge selection of
carbonated drinks available. Many of these products have catchy advertising slogans and
commercials that we all know and instantly recognize. While the brands may be familiar, have you
ever taken the time to examine the ingredients in these popular beverages? Most of these products are
high in sugar and provide no nutritional value to the consumer.
Creating your own sodas and seltzers with an at-home soda maker allows you to create fresh,
nutritional beverages for your friends and family. These small appliances enable consumers to use
wholesome ingredients while making a delicious and refreshing drink. Remember that the
carbonation is not the issue, it is the chemicals and artificial ingredients found in store bought sodas
that make them unhealthy.
With your own carbonated soda maker, you are able to control the ingredients that go into your
beverage. Instead of surgery syrups, like the high-fructose corn syrup found in store-bought sodas,
try using real fruit or honey to sweeten your drinks. It is fun to experiment with fruits, teas, or
anything else you may find to create unique and healthy carbonated drinks. Plus, you can take the
healthy drinks you love already and make them fizzy for a whole new taste experience. Fresh
squeezed vegetable and fruit juices can become carbonated in just a few seconds when you use an at-
home soda maker.
Once you decide on the main ingredient for your fizzy beverage, consider adding some herbs or other
natural flavorings to make it more interesting. Fresh mint from the garden works well in many fruit
juice concoctions. Try adding nutritional herbs like ginseng or Echinaceato your drinks. You will
have fun mixing different flavors and trying new recipes. There are many healthy beverage ideas
available on-line if you need some help getting started.
Another advantage to using an at-home carbonated beverage maker is that you can control where the
water in your drinks comes from. Because you are creating your own beverages, you are able to use
filtered water or any other kind of water that you prefer. Bad tasting water can negatively affect the
overall pleasure of a drink. By using the freshest and purist water available, you will have peace of
mind knowing that you are serving your friends and family the best quality of beverage available.
No matter what kind of bubbly beverages you prefer, an at-home soda maker can be a lot of fun. It
allows you to have complete control over the ingredients that are used in your soda, making it an
excellent choice for those consumers who want to be sure that they are drinking a natural and healthy