What Is Guava Tea? Can It Help You Quit Smoking? What Experts Say


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No Smoking Day: What Is Guava Tea? Can It Help You Quit Smoking? Here's What Experts Have To Say

No Smoking Day: Drinking guava tea can help in flushing out nicotine from the body

Highlights

  • No Smoking Day: Smokers are found to have low Vitamin C levels
  • Drinking milk can repel the urge to smoke
  • Drinking water helps in flushing out nicotine from the body

No Smoking Day is observed on the second Wednesday of March every year. No Smoking Day 2021 will be observed on March 10. Did you know that every single puff you take, you inhale 7,000 chemicals into your body? Smoking cigarettes is harmful and we have all read about it and also seen the pictures on the cigarette packets. One of the most searched topics at the time of pandemic is smoking and its impact on COVID-19. For many individuals, it begins with one commitment to quit while many individuals look for ways to fight their resistance to change mentally. While the evidence-based information on ways to quit smoking are limited, there are more people who are searching for ways to quit smoking.

If you are the one who is looking for some easy or quick fix and have the willpower to give up smoking, this is the article for you. This article will guide you through some of the most important nutrients which will help you at the time to reduce your cravings.

No Smoking Day: Following these tips below can make quititng smoking easier for you

1. Guava tea: Smoking just 1 cigarette a day reduces vitamin C in the body by 25mcg. Smokers have the least vitamin C than most people. We all need vitamin C to boost our immunity, we have definitely learnt this in the time of covid 19 pandemic, it also helps build collagen which is a necessity for our skin and hair. Vitamin C is also important for our metabolic function. Although levels of vitamin C are low in smokers, research shows that consuming vitamin C rich foods makes the overall process of quitting smoking easier. Vitamin C rich foods reduce cravings to smoke. Smoking changes taste buds and smell and when you consume foods like oranges, mandarin, amla, kiwi fruit, guava, lemon or lime , coriander, mint, it improves taste buds and reduces the urge to smoke. Consume a glass of fresh strawberry juice with some fresh mint leaves a day or just have 1 orange after each meal or whenever you have an urge to smoke. Guava is 2 times more rich in vitamin C than orange. Boil 1/2 kg guava leaves in 1.5 litre water and simmer till it is reduced by half , strain and sip through the day. Drinking this decoction will flush nicotine out of your body.

Also read: Here’s Something Every Diabetic And Smoker Must Know

2. Milk: Consuming 2 cups of milk a day will keep that cigarette away. A study conducted by Duke University revealed that drinking a glass of milk before having the urge to smoke repelled them from smoking. It is believed that milk makes cigarettes less palatable. So, consume a cup of milk before when you have an urge to smoke. Combine apple with milk and make a…



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