Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do to improve your overall health and wellbeing. Understanding that cigarettes contain sugar, alongside the other well known poisonous toxins, may be a different motivation to stop?
In addition to the long list of frightening chemicals found within tobacco, many people don’t realise that cigarettes also contain sugar.
Sugars occur naturally in the tobacco leaf but are also commonly added to cigarettes by tobacco companies to reduce the harshness of the smoke and make it easier to inhale. Unfortunately, the added sugar actually increases the levels of already toxic chemicals found in cigarettes!
We all know the implications that cigarette smoke has on our cardiovascular and lung health; the links between smoking and emphysema, cancer, strokes and heart attacks are well established.
Aside from these obvious health impacts, smoking also contributes to:
And the list goes on. If you need assistance with quitting smoking or with any other sort of addiction, please get in touch and we can support you through this process.