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February 22, 2017

The Best Foods To Help You Quit Smoking

Quitting cigarettes isn’t as easy as one may think. It takes a considerable amount of will power, effort, and planning to do it successfully. Very few people are able to quit cold turkey and stay off cigarettes. It’s so hard to quit cold turkey, only 3-10% of  smokers actually succeed. There are better ways to stop smoking but if you have the will power, then go for it.

Use Food To Help Transition From Smoking

We all know that people tend to gain weight when they quit smoking. The amount varies, but usually ex smokers pack on about 10 lbs. That’s a considerable amount. Everyone will notice if you pickup an extra 10 lbs. You can’t hide it. Luckily you found our site and will be able to prevent the weight gain. You can use food to help you quit smoking instead of using it to distract yourself from the urge to smoke.

Get Rid Of All Junk Food

Before you officially quit smoking, do away with all of your old junk food. You don’t have to throw it away if you don’t want to waste it. You can, but you don’t have to. Pick a date to quit smoking and make sure the food is gone by then. You can eat it all before the day arrives or you can toss it. Tossing it is a better option because it’s not good for you anyway, but we understand that you may want to eat it.

By getting rid of all your favorite junk foods, you’ll be in a better position than most people when they quit smoking. It will be nearly impossible for you to binge on junk food when you don’t have any. You’d have to make a trip all the way to the store to buy some. That’s a lot of work and will give you time to change your mind.

By dumping your junk food, you’ve already won half of the battle to avoid gaining weight.

Stock Up With The Best Healthy Foods

The other half of the battle is won by stocking your fridge and pantry with healthy foods. The key here is to pick healthy foods that you like. There’s no sense in buying celery when you think it’s disgusting. Go for something that you love but is still healthy. Fresh fruits are a great choice since they’re sweet and refreshing. Most people like fruits whereas a lot of people have a hard time eating vegatables.

Fruit also has the added benefit of being easy to prepare. You don’t have to cook fruit to make it taste good. You can just wash it and chow down. A lot of vegetables have to be cooked in order to taste good.

Whatever you do, just make sure you buy foods that you love and will actually prepare or eat. Don’t buy the healthiest stuff in the world if you won’t eat it. Shop smart,

Quit With Vaporizers

One of the most popular ways to quit smoking is with vaping. Vaping is the act of using an electronic vaporizer to deliver nicotine to your body. This method is very successful because your body still gets the nicotine it desires. Nicotine is what your body gets addicted to, not the actual cigarette. When you combine vaping with healthy eating, you have a recipe for success.

Here are some sites that have good vaping information and products:

Home | Smokefree.gov – government resources

Quit Smoking Today – How To Quit Smoking & Help Stay Quit | Quit.com – quit smoking resources

Best RBA Tank & RDA To Buy In 2017 – Top Rebuildable Tank Atomizer – vaping resources

Vaping is a surefire way to get your nicotine. If you don’t want to deal with nicotine withdrawals as you drop the cigarettes, vaping is something that you should seriously consider. Don’t go into it blindly though. Vaping is not “healthy,” it’s just less unhealthy than cigarettes. Don’t listen to people telling you it’s healthy.

Your lungs were designed to inhale and exhale oxygen and other natural gases. They were not designed to inhale anything else, but can do so. Just because your lungs can inhale vaporized fluid doesn’t mean it’s healthy. Just proceed with caution and don’t go into it blindly.

 

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