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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

What Happens Within the First Hour of Drinking a Cola?

  • 10 minutes: 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system, which is 100 percent of your recommended daily intake. You'd normally vomit from such an intake, but the phosphoric acid cuts the flavor.

  • 20 minutes: Your blood sugar skyrockets. Your liver attempts to maximize insulin production in order to turn high levels of sugar into fat.

  • 40 minutes: As your body finishes absorbing the caffeine, your pupils dilate, your blood pressure rises, and your liver pumps more sugar into the bloodstream.

  • 45 minutes: Your body increases dopamine production, tricking you into feeling pleasure and adding to the addictiveness of the beverage.

  • 60 minutes: The sugar crash begins.

Source- Dr. Mercola

1 comment:

Healthy Tips For A Healthy Lifestyle said...

Ok this is interesting.. It scares me a bit! I'm glad I only drink water, and nothing else !

Always wondered how long it takes for a sugar crash to occur after eating/drinking something sweet. Now I know!