Almost any smoker worth his salt would have tried to quit again and again without any luck. The truth is that it is a daunting task alright as most people would have gone back to their old habits as the ‘thirst’ wins over.

The reason for this is because nicotine is an addictive substance, and while there are popular options such as patches, chewing gum and so on and so forth to help one quit smoking, little do most people realize that the solutions to quitting cigarettes is most often in their refrigerator.

Yes, some of the common foods that you consume on a daily basis can be used as an effective antidote against the habit of smoking. So here are some foods that will aid you in being able to kick the habit of smoking:


Vegetables such as celery, carrots, spinach, cucumber, zucchini and egg-plant leave a bitter taste in your mouth, and according to experts, they reduce one’s dependence on nicotine. However, foods such as peas and corn should be avoided as this will stimulate one’s desire to smoke again.

Milk and dairy products

While milk is considered to provide complete nutrition when it comes to one’s health, it also has an added advantage: it prevents one from enjoying a cigarette, as it leaves a horrible taste in your mouth which will make you want to put out your cigarette.


Licking a little salt with the tip of your tongue or eating something salty will stop the craving that one will have for a smoke.


This Chinese herb not only helps you when it comes to weight loss but it also prevents the release of the neurotransmitter known as dopamine. One should not use this herb daily in order to quit smoking but only about 3-4 times a month.

Orange juice

Drinking orange juice apart from other fruits such as lemons and pomegranates can provide your body with adequate levels of Vitamin C, which can help you kick the habit faster.