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13 Jan 2006

smoking while detoxing
can u smoke while detoxing and how many a day im detoxing for 2 days and i am a regular smoker i have tried to quit for the two days(and try keep it up)but i have an extreemlt stressful job and i have cut it down to a max of 5 a day.how much will this effect the detoxing and am i wasting my time detoxing?
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Detox
It would be preferable to quit smoking all together for your health. If you can't give up then reducing your habit to 5 a day is probably better than nothing. I am personally not convinced that detox diets are really necessary, but some people do seem to derive a psychological benefit from such regimens and if you stick to 2 days it should not hamper your normal performance. If you are very stressed and the detox diet adds to your stress it may however not be a good idea. Rather take a complete vitamin and mineral supplement such as Centrum or Supradyn Forte to help you cope.
Hang in there
DietDoc
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