Quit Smoking On This New Year

If you have a bad effect of smoking, then you have surely heard pleas from friends and family to quit. As you simply know that, smoking is the main cause of heart disease, stroke, cancer and other killers more likely. Thereby, bad effects of smoking can lead you to the way of death. Some of them are:

1. Dying faster: Male and female smokers both of them lose an average life of 13.2 and 14.5 years of life, respectively. Each cigarette which is consumed is estimated to shorten the life span by an average of about 11-13 minutes.

2. Cancer: The primary risk of consuming cigarette and tobacco includes diverse forms of cancer, especially lung cancer, kidney cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, cancers of the adrenal canal, gallbladder, the small intestine and several childhood cancers.

3. Cardiovascular disease: One of the bad effects of smoking can cause atherosclerosis which might lead to coronary artery disease and peripheral arterial disease. Inhalation of cigarette smoke and tobacco smoke causes diverse immediate reactions from the heart and blood vessels. Carbon monoxide in tobacco smoke exerts its bad effects by reducing the blood’s ability to carry oxygen. Both of these conditions can become permanent with prolonged use of cigarettes. Smoking also increases the chance of heart disease, stroke, atherosclerosis, and peripheral vascular disease. Several ingredients of tobacco lead to the narrowing of blood vessels, increasing the likelihood of a blockage, and thus resulting into a heart attack or stroke.

4. The effect of cigarette smoking upon epidemic influenza was studied prospectively among 1,811 male college students. Clinical influenza incidence among those who daily smoked 21 or more cigarettes was 21% higher than that of non-smokers. Influenza incidence among smokers of 1 to 20 cigarettes daily was intermediate between non-smokers and heavy cigarette smokers.


How to reduce weight fast?

If you are trying to lose your weight fast, then you are not alone. Almost most of the people around the globe are working hard to lose weight fast, as such to look their best. Fad diets, diet medicines and fasting might help you to shed your pounds, however these methods are not considered favorable as they can cause severe health complications. Here are some of the healthy techniques and tips, which can be adopted to shape up quickly.

1. Fad diets: The main aim of most of the fad diets is speedy weight loss, which can be observed just about overnight. Always take a proper consultation from your healthcare provider, so as to assure that your body can take the additional strains to its system. Here some of the common fad diets with simple guidelines ensuring to result in quick, short term weight reduction.
The water diet: Drinking a daily total of approximately 8-9 cups of preferably cold refrigerated water, at standard time intervals.
Juice fast: This type of fad diet is focused upon consuming only fruit and vegetable juices in your diet.
Lemonade diet: This fad diet is a liquid only diet.

2. Eat three meals per day, instead of five-six small ones: consuming a satisfying meal, and waiting to eat till the next meal, putting your body into calorie deficit resulting in loss of extra body fat.

3. Substituting smart sources of fats, sugar, and calories for unhealthy ones: Most of the foods consist of better and healthier counterparts, permitting you to enjoy your favorite meals without consuming unnecessary fats, calories, and sugar. Switching over to healthier alternatives would help you lose weight fast.

4. Just log it: Noting down your food and beverage intake is an important key factor for healthy and fast weight loss.

5. No late night snacking: Eating after dinner is a common problem for most of the people, particularly when food is consumed instinctively while watching TV or browsing the internet. Snacking after dinner, will keep your body busy in digesting food rather than burning the fat, therefore you should stop eating after dinner. This will help you to lose weight fast.

6. Make regular time schedule for exercise: With the help of regular routine of exercise and other healthy activities, you can avoid consumption of unhealthy meals. This will also help you to reduce fat and shape up your body quickly.

7. Avoid use of unhealthy types of oils for cooking: One of the best alternatives for cooking healthier meal is olive oil. Major advantage of using olive oil is that it is source for monosaturated fats, which can help lower low density lipoprotein, termed as LDL. Moreover, monosaturated fat also helps in decreasing the risk of heart disease. The core aspect behind the fact is that these types of fats do not affect the levels of the high density lipoprotein (HDL), which are also called as “good cholesterol”