This Disgusting Experiment Shows What Happens in Your Stomach When You Drink Coca-Cola | Men's Health Magazine Australia

This Disgusting Experiment Shows What Happens in Your Stomach When You Drink Coca-Cola

Pepsi is catching heat this week for coopting the #resistance movement in a lazy, cynical fashion. It’s a legitimate, fair criticism. But let us not forget that soda is also just plain bad for you.

A new-ish video from YouTuber Molten Science conducts an experiment to show what exactly happens when you put Coca-Cola in your stomach. He does so by combining the Don Draper-shilled beverage with a clear substance meant to stimulate stomach acid. Together, they immediately start fizzing- and not in the satisfying way a Coke does when it’s poured into a glass on its own. It emits a startling smoke before settling down into a tar-like concoction. After pouring enough Coke to make the brew spill over, the YouTuber comments on how warm the glass has become. He also manipulates it with a piece of wood to show its new, sludgy consistency.

The video has been viewed more than 9 million times on Facebook, according to the Daily Mail, but it’s not without its critics. Some say the clear substance isn’t a good representation of stomach acid. One person said in totally scientific, non-anecdotal fashion, “I can tell you with 100 per cent certainty, from my own personal observation, that this also happens in the human stomach.”

This article was originally published on MensHealth.com

By Mens Health Staff

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