10 Foods Help You to Get Rid of Addiction

10 Foods Help You to Get Rid of Addiction

Abusing any substance like cannabis, nicotine, or heroin and drinking alcohol takes away nutrients from your body, leading to weakness, loss of energy and damage to vital organs.

One should not lose hope even if the withdrawal is difficult. Information of 10 foods shared below that would aid in cognitive development, improve your taste buds and make your defense mechanism stronger:

1. Coconut


Drinking liquor causes the body to become dehydrated and lose nutrients. Its water can help you stay hydrated and provide your body with essential nutrients, such as potassium, copper, manganese, iron, and selenium.

The coconut flesh's nutty, sweet flavor will delight you as it provides your body with healthy fats and fiber.

For optimal results in overcoming addiction issues, however, make sure you have it in a moderate form.

2. Karela


Alcohol drinking and dependency on nicotine and other addictive substances make you lose your appetite and taste for delicious foods. It causes severe liver damage.

The bitterness of Karela or bitter gourd would improve your taste buds, ease your digestion and remove the toxins from your body. It will enable the liver to function properly and let you live longer.

You can use karela for preparing dal or vegetable curry or prepare juice to strengthen your nerves and combat the cancer cells.

3. Brahmi


Addiction to alcohol and other substances damages the brain cells and nervous system. The addict is unable to recall and perform any work. The addict might go through with common hair problems like lose hair from his scalp and develop wrinkles.

Consuming brahmi leaves would help revitalize the brain cells, activate the neurotransmitters, and bring relief from anxiety and depression.

It helps in fighting the radicals that make the person prematurely older than his or her real age and so contributes to improving appearance.

It stops the growth of cancer cells that arise from regular drinking habits. More than 2 lakh addicts have recovered, from addiction to harmful substances using Addiction Killer powder whose major ingredient is Brahmi.

4. Thankuni leaves

Thankuni leaves

It has been found that people have been losing their appetite, memory and energy. Indian pennywort or thankuni in other words may not taste good for you.

But it will help you to gain strength, and stamina and improve your brain functions. It will lower your stress and anxiety which arise during the withdrawal stages.

You can prepare a paste from the leaves or fry them and add cooking spices for improvement in taste and have it as a part of your regular meal.

5. Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Alcohol drinking makes the stress and fatigue levels of the person very high.  He or she would find difficulty in responding to the issues of daily life which may be related to work at home or office.

Leaving alcohol drinking or any other drug becomes difficult for several addicts. But eating dark chocolate might lessen your craving for alcohol.

You can get different chocolate bars from the market with or without added ingredients like nuts and different high protein dry fruits and may or may not be wrapped in wafers.

Even chocolate can have control over the senses of any person with its sweet and slightly bitter flavor. But its addiction would not harm you like alcohol.

6. Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin Seeds

Addiction to alcohol or any other chemical drug is deadly as it does not leave the person so easily. Addict happens to lose libido and sex drive.

Withdrawal conditions would be quite heavy to bear. Headache, diarrhea, vomiting tendency, nausea and insomnia are such signs that do not let the person continue living peacefully.

Snacking on roasted pumpkin seeds would be the best idea to counter the craving for alcohol. It can be prepared easily at home with minimum Olive oil, Garlic powder, paprika and black pepper.

You will feel well nourished with fiber and valuable minerals like potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron and will be able to heighten your performance in bed. 

7. Garlic


Continuous alcohol drinking and dependence on prohibited drugs damage the vital organs of the body which may be the heart, brain, digestive system and kidney.

Respiratory disorders are likely to develop by smoking tobacco and cannabis. Eating one or two cloves of garlic will strengthen your internal base; that is, it will make your immune system stronger

Though many of you may not be comfortable with its pungent taste, you will see three major improvements:

  • Reduce blood pressure and bad cholesterol.
  • Maintaining blood sugar at normal conditions.
  • Revitalize the brain cells which get numbed after coming in contact with the chemicals arising from alcohol and other addictive substances.

8. Methi


People are likely to suffer from high blood sugar, high blood pressure and even obesity as a result of a regular drinking habit. Most of the addicts also complain about the pain in joints and bones.

Clinical studies have proved that patients have shown improvement in their overall health by getting administered Methi or Fenugreek powder.  You will gain multiple benefits by consuming methi leaves and also its seeds.

It will increase your insulin levels, lower blood lipid, strengthen your bones and improve your reproductive capacity. Further, it will also improve your bowel and bladder.

It has also the power to reduce the harmful effects of free radicals and stimulate higher mental ability. You will no longer complain about craving for alcohol.

9. Yogurt


Consuming alcohol and other addictive substances happens to cause a deficiency of nutrients in your body. Adding yogurt to your regular healthy diet will surely make your metabolic functions active.

The probiotics present in this fermented food will enable the absorption of nutrients into your body, improve gut health and activate your brain cells. Craving for alcohol will naturally disappear.

10. Mint


Alcohol and nicotine abuse not only sets metabolic disorders, increases anxiety and depression but also gives rise to a foul smell from the mouth. Chewing mint or eating by adding to desserts, soup and vegetable curry, you will find a positive transformation in your health.

It will remove the free radicals from the body that compel you to drink alcohol or smoke any other addictive substance. It will help relieve critical eye problems that may arise due to alcoholism.

Apart from consuming the above food items for addiction control, counseling from psychologists, yoga, meditation and medicines will help you achieve recovery and fitness goals.


Alcohol abuse can cause dehydration, energy loss, and organ damage. To overcome addiction, incorporate coconut water, Karela, Brahmi leaves, Indian pennywort, dark chocolate, pumpkin seeds, garlic, methi leaves, yogurt, and mint into your diet.

To achieve recovery and fitness goals, consume the mentioned foods, take medications, practice yoga, and meditation, and seek therapy from psychologists.

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