Thirsty? You may think twice after you realize exactly what happens to your body after downing a Coke.
1. When You Down A Coke, You’re Starting A Bad Chain Of Events
Within the first 10 minutes after drinking a cola, your body begins to feel the effects. A full 10 teaspoons of sugar is taken in. Why don’t you get sick? The phosphoric acid cuts the sweetness.
3. 45 Minutes After Drinking Coke …
The caffeine is now absorbed. Your pupils dilate, blood pressure rises and receptors in your brain block the feeling of drowsiness. If that’s not enough, your brain increases dopamine production, similar to what it experience when someone takes heroin.
4. Sixty Minutes Later …
The diuretic effect kicks in. You’ll have to pee. In that urine is calcium and magnesium, nutrients needed to maintain strong bones. Then, the sugar crash comes. Still thirsty?