Milind Soman’s show ‘I Can You Can’ will make you quit smoking

Actor-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman, who is set to host the adventure reality show “I Can You Can”, hopes it will encourage viewers to quit smoking. Video-on-demand platform Viu will launch the anti-smoking initiative, in association with Cipla and National Geographic Channel, on Sunday, read a statement. “Hosting ‘I Can, You Can’ was an exhilarating experience for me. We shot some breathtaking sequences in the unexplored terrains on our way to the Everest Camp. I have been a chainsmoker in the past and I could relate to what the contestants of the show have been through,” Milind said in a statement.

It’s a known fact that cigarette smoking causes cancer. But cigarette smoking can lead to other types of cancers other than lung cancer: cancer of the nose, mouth, larynx (voice box), trachea, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, cervix, bone marrow and blood.  When you smoke, the entire process — right from when you light up your cigarette to when you exhale — leads to several drastic and disastrous effects in the body. Out of the 41,000 chemicals in cigarettes, a large percentage are known to be carcinogenic (cancer causing). These chemicals combined with the heat of the smoke leads to mutations in your cells causing them to multiply in an uncontrolled manner, leading to cancer. To know more, you can read about the seven thoughts that will make quitting smoking tough.

“I think when something is so easily accessible and addictive, it just makes it tougher to put a stop to it. I hope with this show, viewers will realize how important a healthy lifestyle is and be encouraged to kick the butt,” Milind added.  The “I Can, You Can” series, comprising six episodes, will showcase a journey of six people, including three who want to quit smoking and three who have already succeeded in quitting. It is produced by BBC, India. Read here 10 reasons smoking is bad for you

Source: IANS

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