Did you know that there are dehydrating drinks? Yes, that’s right! It may have crossed your mind that when drinking any liquid you are getting yourself hydrated when in fact, you may be doing just the opposite. Drinks -ociated with dehydration are: coffee, tea, soda, and alcohol. Alcohol is a diuretic, which means it removes water from the body. Coffee and soda are considered mild diuretics, but remember, they still have dehydrating effects on the body.