Tobacco use has led to millions of premature deaths. That’s millions of brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers, aunts, uncles and children that were taken from their families entirely too young. All due to the decision to pick up a cigarette. Sure you may have been pounded with countless “Don’t Smoke” ads throughout your life, so we’re not here to preach to you.
There are many reasons to stop smoking. Health benefits are clearly number one. Lower risks of cancer, heart disease, and lung problems and better resistance to disease, by-products of smoking cessation. Our life expectancy is improved when we do not smoke. Also, we can save a lot of money in three ways: 1) no cost of cigarettes, which are costing more and more
2) reduced health and life insurance premiums
3) lower medical expenses with improved health.
Stopping smoking may require a major change in our whole relationship to us and our health. We will need to decide to love, support, and nurture ourselves in the best way possible. Often, changing our attitude first makes it easier for us to give up our health-denying habits, such as smoking. If we want to be optimally healthy, we just cannot smoke.
Here are some of the best foods that you need to flush the nicotine out of your system and quit smoking:
Incorporate some ground oats into your daily diet to lessen the occurrence of cravings and their severity. Don’t mistake this for oatmeal, as we are referring to ground oats. Try boiling some ground oats in hot water and let them soak overnight. Then once you eat the next day drink some of the oat and water blend when a craving begins to kick in. For best results we recommend not consuming this after 8 p.m.
Broccoli contains the vitamins that the nicotine destroys – vitamin C and vitamin B5. Consuming broccoli will certain help you against the nicotine.
Against the deficits of vitamin C, slow metabolism and stress eat oranges.
The nicotine which stays in you organism for 3 days after a smoke, also affects the skin negatively. Drink carrot juice to improve the condition and appearance of your skin, since this juice destroys the nicotine deposits in your body. This juice contains many needed vitamins.
Kiwi is abundant in vitamin C, A and E, which are deficient in the body of a smoker.
This fruit boosts blood flow and enhances blood analyses.
Not only is it high in vitamins and folic acid, after its consumption, it makes the taste of tobacco is disgusting.
That’s right, berries are not only delicious but are very healthy. They are rich in vitamins and minerals as well. Add berries to your diet as well. Most berries are great at flushing traces of nicotine from your body.
Ginger helps in removing host of symptoms caused by smoking and nicotine. For better results, it is better to consume ginger unprocessed. Will help reduce the craving for weight loss, and reduction of toxins in the blood, caused precisely by nicotine.