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Research: Carrots and celery can help prevent smoking - Walla! health

2022-05-16T04:08:13.105Z

Cigarette smoking is perhaps one of the most harmful things you can do to your health. Still, if you smoke cigarettes - it is recommended that you add these vegetables to the menu



Research: Carrots and celery can help prevent the harms of smoking

Let’s start by clarifying: Cigarette smoking is perhaps one of the most harmful things you can do to your health.

Still, if you smoke cigarettes - it is recommended that you add these vegetables to your menu

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16/05/2022

Monday, 16 May 2022, 07:11

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If you smoke cigarettes or just live in a sooty urban area, a new study has found which vegetables you should add to your shopping list.

Scientists at the University of Delaware report that eating more awning vegetables like celery, carrots, and parsley can help reduce the negative health effects of air pollution - a global health problem that is responsible for millions of deaths each year.

And yes, it also concerns the harms of smoking.



The research team examined how this specific vegetable family protects the body from the accumulation of acroline, which causes irritation to the lungs and skin, with a strong unpleasant odor and one that can be toxic to various tissues.

Acroline is present in large quantities in both cigarette smoke and gas emissions from vehicles.

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In a series of laboratory tests performed on mice, researchers analyzed how effectively vegetables from the awning family, rich in phytonutrients, reduce the toxicity caused by acroline.

The findings show how oxidative pressure, triggered by acroline, can indeed be reduced by vegetables.

Vegetables that can reduce the harms of smoking.

Woman cutting carrots and celery (Photo: Nimrod Saunders)

"The study, published in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, found that these vegetables support detoxification by increasing the activity of the antioxidant enzyme," says Dr. Gillian Trabulsi. "Because in the liver, vegetables improve the conversion of acroline to water-soluble acid that is excreted from the body.



" It requires high consumption to see a difference, and this is



an

achievable amount in daily life. "

And healthy to do - he just quit smoking.

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