The newest strategy of Coca-Cola company to make the more health-conscious costumers buy their products is by putting a label that their drink contains no artificial flavors and chemical preservatives added.
However, the label is somewhat misleading because coke contains phosphoric acid, which is essentially both an artificial flavor and a preservative, and has been linked to many health problems.
Phosphoric acid used to remove rust, while the food-grade phosphoric acid is a very acidifying agent that makes the drink more acid than vinegar or lemon juice.
What Happens When You Drink A Can Of Soda:
Within 20 minutes: Your blood sugar level increase, resulting in a quick release of the hormone insulin.
Within 40 minutes: Our body already absorbed the caffeine resulting blood pressure rises, pupils dilate, and the liver dumps even more sugar into the bloodstream.
Around 45 minutes: Body increases dopamine production, which gives the person an imminent sensation of pleasure.
After 60 minutes: You can experience change in mood, fatigue, lethargy and mental fogginess.
Source: Healthy Natural World