Burning Question: Can a fizzy soda help settle a stomach?
For many people who grew up in the 1970s, mom had a quick remedy for an upset stomach: a few sips of soda. Those little bubbles and hit of sugar were said to alleviate the queasy feeling that comes from eating a massive meal or not-too-fresh fish. Is there any science to back up this claim? One expert, Alexandra Gutierrez, a gastroenterologist at Washington University in St….