That ‘One Hour After Drinking A Coke’ Infographic Is Full Of Empty Calories

08.01.15 2 years ago 4 Comments

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You’d think Coca Cola had actual cocaine in it or something, judging by the tone of this “What Happens One Hour After Drinking a Can of Coke” infographic:

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The Renegade Pharmacist

Niraj Naik created this chart, first posting it to his website The Renegade Pharmacist. From there, it went viral, with bold claims like this:

First 10 minutes

10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. (100% of your recommended daily intake.) You don’t immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric acid cuts the flavour, allowing you to keep it down.

And:

45 minutes in

Your body ups your dopamine production stimulating the pleasure centres of your brain. This is physically the same way heroin works, by the way.

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