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What happens one hour after drinking a can of coke

Get all the gory details in this infographic!

Get all the gory details in this infographic!

Everyone knows that creatives very rarely work a nine-to-five. Whether you're busy working from home (opens in new tab) or in a studio, sometimes you just need that little push to get you through. But before you reach for a can of Coke as a solution, take a look at this simple but effective infographic (opens in new tab), which reveals exactly what happens within an hour of drinking one. And trust us, guys, it's not pretty.

After what may seem like a delightful, thirst-quenching few minutes, 39 grams of sugar and 60-minutes later you're set for a sever sugar crash. This nice (or not) visual from former UK pharmacist Niraj Naik, also known as the Renegade Pharmacist (opens in new tab), puts things into perspective.

Let's all say it together..."All hail H2O!"

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Kerrie Hughes is Editor at Creative Bloq (currently on maternity leave). One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications. Kerrie's work for Creative Bloq involves managing the team and the site's content, developing and maintaining commercial partnerships, and finding innovative ways to bring Creative Bloq's audience the content they're looking for.

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