from a 20-minute blood sugar spike to the ‘crash’

Have you ever wondered what happens to your body after you drink a can of your favourite fizzy drink?

A new infographic has revealed the reaction you go through for an hour after consuming, from the first sip, right through to 60 minutes after finishing.

The graphic was compiled by The Renegade Pharmacist, a blog run by former UK pharmacist Niraj Naik and includes a seven-stop breakdown.

  • Fizzy drink leaches body of vital nutrients including calcium and zinc

Just one can of coke can contain up to 39g of sugar which is well over your recommended daily intake.

The time it takes you to finish a  can increase or decrease the total damage inflicted on your teeth. 

‘It only takes 20 seconds for bacteria to produce acid inside the mouth but the effects can last for up to 30 minutes. 

‘If you spend 30 minutes drinking, those bacterial effects then multiply substantially. If you are drinking fizzy drinks, drink them through a straw and consume them with a meal, to minimize the sugar contact with your teeth, which leads to dental issues…..


What Coca Cola Does to Your Body

Some sodas and how the sugar stacks up