WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU DRINK A COKE 

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VWhether you prefer to call it "cola," "pop," or "soda," Coca-Cola is undeniably one of the most popular cola brands in existence, with millions of people worldwide consuming Coke products every day.

Cokes are notoriously high in sugar while also devoid of other critical nutrients that help your body thrive, making it a less-than-wholesome drink of choice.

This caffeine causes the pupils to dilate and the blood pressure to increase.

the Medical News Today report reads, describing Naik's research. "Just 5 minutes later, the production of dopamine has increased.

a correlation exists between drinking sugar-sweetened beverages and developing obesity

While drinking an occasional drink is unlikely to be linked to diabetes risk, consuming multiple servings every day

this brown shade may also potentially lead to yellowish-brown, rotting teeth in the long run.

Coke has a very acidic pH, which will lead to decalcification of the tooth enamel when consumed in excess

some studies suggest that regularly drinking Coke may actually curb your potential lifespan.

For generally healthy people, Coke should be considered a 'treat' and should be reserved for enjoying once in a while