HEALTH

It's Astounding How Fast Your Body Recovers When You Stop Smoking

Within 48 hours, food starts to taste better.

04/02/2017 8:36 AM AEDT | Updated 04/02/2017 8:36 AM AEDT
YouTube/AsapScience

It’s truly astounding how quickly your body recovers when you stop smoking.

Within minutes, blood pressure drops. After a day, the chance of heart attack decreases. And 48 hours in, food starts to taste better thanks to taste buds regaining their sensitivity (though they can be permanently damaged in some cases).

As time goes on, the benefits continue to pile up in amazing ways. Watch the above video from AsapScience to learn more.

Also on HuffPost

More On This Topic