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What Happens in Your Body After Drinking a Can of Coke

Have you ever wondered what happens in your body after drinking a can of coke? We have the answer. Keep on reading to find out what happens in your body one hour after drinking a can of your favorite Coke!


After 10 minutes
  • 10 tbsp. of sugar are entering in your system. That is 100% more than the recommended daily dose of sugar.
After 20 minutes
  • Your blood pressure is starting to increase, which also means that your insulin levels are getting high. Your liver is starting to react by turning the sugar into fat.
After 40 minutes
  • Caffeine absorption is complete. Your pupils start to dilate, your blood pressure is getting high and your liver discharges the sugar in your blood stream. The Adenosine receptors in your brain get blocked.
After 45 minutes
  • Your body increases dopamine production by stimulating the pleasure centers in your brain. Heroine has the same effect on your body.
After 60 minutes
  • Your metabolism is becoming slower. This is caused by the huge amount of sugar and artificial sweeteners in your body. You’ll start to feel the urge to urinate more often. Once the whole process is finished, your body will be left dehydrated.

Regularly consuming Coke and other drinks and foods that contain huge amounts of sugar can lead to high blood pressure, heart diseases, diabetes and obesity.

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