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To Quit Smoking, Try Eating More Vegetables and Fruits

Nicotine and Tobacco Research is the first journal that published a study on the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and quitting smoking. UB’s School of Public Health and Health Professions’ authors questioned 1,000 smoking people at the age of 25 and older from the country by means of random-digit dialing telephone interviews. They talked with the smokers 14 months … Continue reading Continue reading

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Cheryl Cole Quitting Smoking To Save Her Voice

The ‘Promise This’ singer is trying to quit fags for the third time but is struggling to kick the filthy habit. As the 28-year-old is about to relaunch her music career with a new album, her management have persuaded Cheryl to give it another go as they fear the cigs are affecting her voice. A source said: “Cheryl’s tried giving … Continue reading

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‘Shock’ of tobacco price hike prompts smokers to quit

A record number of people have quit smoking in the first week of the New Year, according to Quitline. The national stop-smoking support service said more than 2400 people have given up the habit using its services at the start of 2012 – a 5% rise on last year. Of the 2422 people who contacted Quitline, 509 said they were … Continue reading

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Does it pay to give up smoking?

The Department of Health says that half of all smokers underestimate the financial impacts of smoking. On average smokers estimate that smoking 20-a-day habit is costing them £1,800 per year. With a packet of 20 cigarettes now costing on average £6.59, smokers are underestimating this by more than £600. In reality, a 20-a-day smoker could save £2,405 a year if … Continue reading

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Kevin Spacey gave up alcohol and cigarettes for Richard III

Kevin Spacey gave up alcohol and cigarettes for his version of Richard III. “If there was one play that we really, really didn’t want to f**k up this was it,” said the actor. “The expectations were so high,” added Spacey, 52, who is collaborating with acclaimed director Sam Mendes for the play. The Usual Suspects star admitted being very worried … Continue reading

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Jennifer Aniston and Other Celebrities That Quit Smoking

Jennifer Aniston wants everyone to know that she hasn’t gained weight because she’s pregnant – the actress has been packing on the pounds because she quit smoking. So did she do it for new beaux Justin Theroux? Maybe, but there’s always the chance that she tossed her cigs because she’s hoping to get pregnant and wants her body to be … Continue reading

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Giving up smoking can restore everyday memory

Giving up smoking isn’t just good for your health, it’s also good for your memory, according to research from Northumbria University. Research published in this month’s online edition of Drug and Alcohol Dependence reveals that stopping smoking can restore everyday memory to virtually the same level as non-smokers. Academics from the Collaboration for Drug and Alcohol Research Group at Northumbria … Continue reading

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Colin Farrell Wrote "Break-Up" Letter When He Quit Smoking

Hollywood actor Colin Farrell wrote a “break-up” letter to tobacco when he gave up smoking. The Phone Booth star decided to quit his habit on his 34th birthday last year (10), but before he puffed on his last cigarette, Farrell spent an entire day consuming as many smokes as possible. And as soon as he finished his last one, the … Continue reading

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