Benefits of Diligent eating fruit and vegetable For Smokers -
This long argument for routine eating fruit and vegetable even more identical to those who are looking to lose weight, but the study revealed that any smoker should apply this custom.
According to research from The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, smokers and former smokers who routinely consume fruit and vegetables, have a decreased risk of lung cancer by up to 40 percent.
Antioxidants are owned by fruit and vegetables believed can help protect the lungs from damage caused by smoking. But this effect is only significant happens on the consumption of green vegetables, apples and peppers.
The effect of consumption of fruit such as berries and tomatoes is not too significant.
"All smokers and former smokers are encouraged to eat as many fruits and vegetables. Any extra servings of fruits and vegetables can help reduce significantly the risk of pulmonary disease progression, "said researcher Dr. Joanna Kaluza, as quoted from the Daily Mail.
According to Kaluza, in addition to helping reduce the risk of lung disease, regular consumption of fruits and vegetables every day also helps maintain heart health and reduces the risk of cancer.
In this study, the researchers analyzed data from respondent 44,335 man for 14 years, beginning in 1998. At the beginning of the study, participants complete a questionnaire about how often they consumed fruits and vegetables. After that, history of smoking they are also monitored and assessed.
As it has been published in the journal Thorax, found that there was a significant relation between the eating habits of vegetable and fruit, as well as figures for the incidence of pulmonary disease.
However, respiratory epidemiology researcher from Queen Mary University in London, Seif Shaheen, asserts that diet is not the ' drug ' from the effects of smoking. To get the maximum effect, someone more encouraged to immediately stop smoking and not dabbled in smoking.
"The most important thing you can do to keep your body healthy is stop smoking and not give it a try," Shaheen.