Dieting Effects – Smoking


So you want to lose weight, but you still refuse to quit smoking. Not a good idea. Too many times we get caught up in taking the easy way out of our troubles. We want to lose weight through crash diets, not develop a healthy lifestyle.

Most smokers are worried that when they try to kick the habit they will gain lots of weight. This is a common misconception. Those who have smoked for longer periods of time have a tendency to gain a few pounds. Usually, quitters won’t gain any more than ten pounds.

When you decide to kick the habit, you need to begin to repair the body that has been damaged over the years. This can happen through healthy eating and exercise. Many bad toxins have entered the body and it will take time to get rid of them. But don’t worry; the body can heal itself when you give it the chance.

Trying to lose weight as a smoker presents many other difficulties. If you try a crash diet, you will be hurting your body even more. Sure you might lose five or ten pounds, but you will gain it back. This leads to discouragement. You don’t want to quit smoking because you think you’ll gain weight, and besides, smoking is an appetite suppressant. You’ve got all the excuses in the world, but you’ll never lose the weight or quit smoking until you realize that a healthy body at the ideal weight takes a well-rounded lifestyle.

When you change the way you eat, sleep, and work, you’ll get the benefits. Eating is just one part of it:

  • Choosing healthy foods is the most basic element of quality meals. If you buy junk food that is what your meals will be about.
  • Fast Food. Convenience is great, but the food is not.
  • Regular eating patterns. Your body can easily adapt its functions to your schedule, just have one.

Sleep is important when dieting and for a healthy life:

  • Consistency. This ensures a good nights sleep. Quality sleep.
  • Eight hours. The recommended amount will recharge your body. Smoking can disrupt this.
  • Napping. A fifteen or thirty minute nap in the afternoon will give you r body and brain a break. Meditation also works quite well.

Changing your work habits might be needed:

  • Stress. Not good for your dieting and smoking cessation. Change what you can control, otherwise don’t worry about it.
  • Your hours. Don’t work yourself to death.
  • Take time for yourself. You must devote time to work on changing your lifestyle. Just like your work, it needs to be focused.

When you break down smoking and dieting, you can see that there are many similar functions. Your body and mind become so caught up in the chaos that it gets confused. By simplifying your life, you will be able to get to the source of the problems and move on to a long fulfilled life.

Smoking causes so much damage to the cells in your body. When they start to get infected you will start having problems that are really serious. A diet and lifestyle that are conducive to good health must be your goal if you want to change any aspect of yourself. It’s never too late, and you’ll begin to enjoy your new way of life. Health and wellness will be your new addiction, but it’s one that you can handle.

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Author: Piyawut Sutthiruk

Losing weight will keep you healthy and have a long life. Cheer Up!

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