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Sitting at work deadlier than smoking!

Sitting-is-worse-as-smokingDuring the day, you’re planted in front of a computer screen and when you finally get home you melt into your couch. Not much room for moving around is there? Sitting has become an epidemic – and sitting is killing you.

Sitting at work is the new smoking; both can negatively impact your health. Sadly you can’t combat … Read More

Quit smoking with these natural nicotine substitutes

SmokeDo you remember how old you were when you had your first cigarette? Maybe it seems like a distant memory, and now that you’re older there seems to be no point in quitting –but there is! No matter how long you’ve been smoker, it’s never too late to quit and start reversing the damage that’s been done.

I’m … Read More

Why is smoking harmful during pregnancy?

smoking-and-pregnancyThe American Cancer Society says it best: “Nicotine is a drug found naturally in tobacco, which is as addictive as heroin or cocaine.”

Smoking is an addiction that’s hard to beat. When it comes to smoking and pregnancy, though, the mother is putting more than her own health at risk…

Before we look at the grim facts of … Read More

10 Best tips to quit smoking

tips-to-quit-smoking-naturally“Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it many times.” – Mark Twain

With all due respect to Mr. Twain, he didn’t quit hard enough. The successful mantra to kick the habit is, “If at first you don’t succeed, quit, quit again.” Yes, even if you have done it many times before, … Read More

Try gargling with lemonade to quit smoking

smoking, quit smokingAs anyone who is a smoker can tell you, once the habit gets its claws into you, it becomes nearly impossible to shake.

In fact, the idea of quitting can be so discouraging  the “quick and easy” method is anything but and further attempts to kick the habit can result in failure. The addiction can make you … Read More

How Smoking Affects Your Morning Coffee

shutterstock_79344160If you smoke, or used to smoke, you may not be enjoying that morning coffee as much as you could be. Wait! Many of us depend on that first cup of joe to get us up and about…

Smoking does a number on your taste buds, particularly when it comes to bitter flavors.

So your coffee’s hardly good … Read More

Danger: High Protein Diets As Harmful As Smoking

122400446Devotees of a high protein diet similar to the popular Atkins diet may want to reconsider their meal plan. New research has found that eating too much animal protein can be as unhealthy as smoking 20 cigarettes a day. Step away from that barbecue!

An American study from the University of Southern California (USC), published in Cell MetabolismRead More

Surgeon General: Cancer And Diabetes Linked To Smoking

186346449Smoking has never been good for us, no matter how cool James Dean made it look.

Now the cigarette habit has been linked to even more diseases and deaths than previously thought.

The latest report by the Surgeon General, recently published in USA Today, finds that smoking causes a slew of diseases, including diabetes, liver cancer and … Read More

Quitting Smoking Can Save Your Vision

57436056Kicking the smoking habit could be the best thing you do for your health. Add another negative to the long list of smoking hazards: poor eyesight.

Your vision concerns now will only get worse if you’re a smoker, according to a recent Swedish study, published this January in JAMA Ophthalmology from the American Medical Association.

Science has shown … Read More

Smoking Linked to Half of Bladder Problems

87721729You’re probably well aware that smoking accelerates aging and damages your lungs and heart, but did you know that it also increases your risk for a variety of bladder problems? It’s true, as disconnected as the two may seem, smoking has a direct impact on the health of your bladder, and the only way to prevent the damage … Read More

Quit Smoking – How Much Longer Will You Live?

lung cancerUnless you’ve been living in a cloud of extreme denial, you are already well aware that smoking is bad for your health. But did you know that on average, smoking shaves 10 years off of your lifespan?  That is no laughing matter, and it’s certainly as good a reason as any to quit smoking today. But what’s the … Read More

What Won’t Help You Quit Smoking

couple smoking a no smoking signAbout one in 5 Americans are smokers and about 80 per cent of smokers say they would like to quit smoking. When you try to quit smoking it isn’t easy though. Many try more than one smoking cessation method before they actually quit for good.

Searching for a Reason to Quit Smoking?

Most smokers don’t have to search … Read More

Trying to Quit Smoking? What Actually Works…

withdrawal symptomsIt’s no secret that smoking is bad for you and almost any adult smoker would quit smoking if they felt that they could. Luckily there are cigarette alternatives that can help smokers to do just that. Keep in mind that no one product or suggestion can work for everyone but with a little trial and error you should … Read More

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