Quit Smoking and Curb Cravings

Daily Health Solutions, Featured Article, Healthy Living
on July 29, 2008
David Damer

For former smokers who need an oral fix, Dr. David Simon, medical director of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, suggests this solution: When the urge to smoke strikes, suck on a cinnamon stick instead. Cinnamon sticks not only allow you to mimic the motion of smoking, says Simon, author of Freedom From Addiction, "but tobacco is spicy, bitter, and sweet, and cinnamon has those flavors as well."