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What's in a cigarette?

Take a look at what you’re putting in your body to inspire you to quit for good. Remember every time you take a puff of a cigarette, these harmful ingredients are doing damage to your body.

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The chemicals that contribute the most to smoking-related diseases are tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide. However no chemical is safe, the other harmful pollutants in tobacco smoke can also contribute.

After you breathe in these chemicals, many of them enter your bloodstream through the lung walls and proceed to be pumped around your body.

As soon as you quit smoking, your body starts to heal itself. Check out repairing your body to see how you can reverse the effects of smoking.

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