Top 5 Foods That Can Help You Quit Smoking This New Year!!!
As we gear up for the year of 2019 it’s high time to take serious New Year’s resolutions with the health of our family and of ourselves in mind!
To be able to quit smoking is one such serious New Year’s resolution every smoker needs to make! While sticking to this resolution can be quite challenging for most we need to keep in mind the fact smoking will only bring us hefty medical bills and the risk of injuring our families health as they become secondary smokers to our bad habit!
From increase chance of lung, throat and mouth cancer to impotency, thickened blood and high blood pressure, the side effects of smoking are so toxic that it really makes you question whether that little bit of pleasure is worth all that pain!
I’m sure by now you’re wondering:
“How can I quit smoking and stick to my resolution?”
Well, don’t worry! Although quitting your cigarettes will require quite a bit of will power and determination, these five foods as well as a balanced diet can help you suppress that urge to smoke.
Here are the Top 5 Foods That Every Smoker Needs To Eat to help them quit smoking:
1. Ginseng Tea
Ginseng tea has long been used both in ancient China and Korea for various medical uses. According to some researchers, ginseng could be therapeutic for nicotine addiction as it may weaken the effect of dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain that is associated with pleasure and is released when smoking tobacco. Drinking ginseng tea can reduce the appeal of smoking and make it less enjoyable, thus breaking that healthy addiction!
Tip: Do consult your doctor before consuming ginseng tea and be sure to have it in moderate amounts
2. Milk and Dairy Products
Consuming milk and dairy products can give your cigarettes a bitter aftertaste. When facing a craving, try consuming milk and other dairy products that make cigarettes taste bad can help deter you from cigarettes and hence breaking that toxic cycle!
Tip: Dairy and Milk is a must in your diet. Grab a glass of milk every time you get those cravings!
When trying to quit smoking its equally important to build up your health and boost your immunity in order to counteract the negative impacts that smoking may have brought you! Hence making tomatoes a part of your diet is excellent as they are a rich source of lycopene, an antioxidant which can help reduce airway inflammation, potentially boosting lung health!
Tip: Consume a lot of fresh veggies including tomatoes, for a boost in your overall health and immunity!
4. Banana And Apple
Studies have shown that smokers who have made bananas and apples a part of their diets have shown greater amount of lung preservation than those who have not consumed these fruits.Thisd could be due to antioxidants may possibly contribute to lung restoration and helping mitigate the damage to lung tissue caused by smoking.
Tip: If you really want to quit smoking then reduce your alcohol consumption as well otherwise you’d face a greater chance of returning back to old habits!
5. Pop Corn
This tasty little snack is an awesome way to keep you and leave you well satisfied. Being rich in fiber and low in calories, this delicious little snack is perfect to keep your cravings at bay!
Tip: Replace your unhealthy habit with a good one. Try out something new to keep you mind of your cravings! Try out a new sport to keep active!
We hope that you’ve found these tips useful in helping stick to your resolution of be able to quit smoking!