What Happens When You Drink Coke

This was taken from Healthbolt:

  • First 10 minutes: 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. (100% of your recommended daily intake.) You don’t immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor allowing you to keep it down.
  • 20 minutes: Your blood sugar spikes, causing an insulin burst. Your liver responds to this by turning any sugar it can get it’s hands on into fat.
  • 40 minutes: Caffeine absorption is complete. Your pupils dialate, your blood pressure rises, as a response your livers dumps more sugar into your bloodstream. The adenosine receptors in your brain are now blocked preventing drowsiness.
  • 45 minutes: Your body ups your dopamine production stimulating the pleasure centers of your brain. This is physically the same way heroin works, by the way.
  • >60 minutes: The phosphoric acid binds calcium, magnesium and zinc in your lower intestine, providing a further boost in metabolism. This is compounded by high doses of sugar and artificial sweeteners also increasing the urinary excretion of calcium.
  • >60 Minutes: The caffeine’s diuretic properties come into play. (It makes you have to pee.) It is now assured that you’ll evacuate the bonded calcium, magnesium and zinc that was headed to your bones as well as sodium, electrolyte and water.
  • >60 minutes: As the rave inside of you dies down you’ll start to have a sugar crash. You may become irritable and/or sluggish. You’ve also now, literally, pissed away all the water that was in the Coke. But not before infusing it with valuable nutrients your body could have used for things like even having the ability to hydrate your system or build strong bones and teeth.
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10 thoughts on “What Happens When You Drink Coke

  1. Ohh!! You don’t say! Vitamins and minerals?! INTERESTING.

    And like omtantoo7 said, I don’t care, I can’t live without Diet Coke!

  2. I love Coke and junk food even though I know that it is almost as bad as smoking…
    But hey…
    I only have one life to live…

  3. I do not like coke, pepsi & all of that!! maybee Shani or Fanta Strawberry if I crave it, but as a regular thing nope :D

    Very useful info :} I know a coke addict that can get goos use of hal informationaaaat :D

  4. Lool, as I always say:
    “CHithib eb chithib!!”
    Livivng in denial.. lol.

    bs elly yisma3 chinna i7na m6ay7een bel healthy food, ya 3ammi zain!!
    al7een hal coke etha ma sharabnah ben9eer healthy, 9a7? lol
    e9eer 5air :P

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