A smoking alternative has been suggested to those wanting to quit smoking and have a healthier lifestyle by health experts from Avon Obesity Service.
(PRWEB) August 19, 2009 -- A smoking alternative has been suggested to those wanting to quit smoking and have a healthier lifestyle.
Intellicig has a mix of just four ingredients ethyl maltol, glycerol, deionised water and nicotine and is the first re-chargeable electronic cigarette to be manufactured in the UK.
Intellicig contains no carbon monoxide, tobacco, tar or any of the other 4,800 chemicals found in a typical cigarette, making it safer and more pleasant for the smoker and everyone around them.
Praising the electronic device, Sharon Bates, Bariatric Nurse Specialist at AOS said that the Intellicig has helped a number of her patients cut down their cigarette intake.
Sharon said: "When patients taste success in their weight loss they then want to squash other areas of their lives they are not happy with - often this includes their smoking habit."
"Introducing significant personal life changes relating to food and eating can be very challenging. However, some patients are determined not only to reduce their size but to reduce (or stop) smoking too."
"Patients use Intellicig as a means of helping them stop smoking alongside surgery as a method of weight loss," said Sharon.
"Quitting isn't easy at
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