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6 Foods to Help You Quit Smoking

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Did you know that with the help of certain foods you can rid your body of nicotine faster?
Air Date: 10/15/14
Duration: 10
Host: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
6 Foods to Help You Quit Smoking
You might remember being told how addictive and dangerous cigarettes can be. But, for whatever the reason, you may have decided to try them anyway.

Knowing the horrible side effects smoking can cause, you've been trying to quit for years.

Quitting is far easier said than done.

If you've ever tried to quit smoking, you know how incredibly hard it can be. The irritability, headaches and cravings can make it seem like an impossible habit to let go of. It's also discouraging to know that if you do quit, nicotine can still live in your body for years.

However, did you know that with the help of certain foods, you can flush your body of nicotine?

For example, carrot juice is high in vitamins A, B, C, K, all of which can help restore the damage nicotine has done to your skin, nails, and hair. These vitamins can also help remove the nicotine left in your body.

What are some other foods that help flush your body of nicotine?

6 Foods that Help Get Rid of Nicotine:
  • Broccoli
  • Carrot Juice
  • Oranges
  • Spinach
  • Kiwi
  • Water

Dr. Holly shares why nicotine is so addictive, how it lasts in your body after you quit, and the six foods that are known to help your body flush the remaining nicotine out of your system.