Things to Avoid

From Knowledge Revolution

Stay healthy by avoiding the following:

  • alcohol
  • smoking
  • burning incense[1], candles[2], and many other air pollutants (also related: Protocol:_TJK#Air_Pollution)
  • sleep deprivation
  • physical inactivity
  • unhealthy diet (incl. overeating & snacking)
  • nicotine (is a carcinogen precursor[3])


  1. Friborg, J. T., Yuan, J. M., Wang, R., Koh, W. P., Lee, H. P., & Yu, M. C. (2008). Incense use and respiratory tract carcinomas: a prospective cohort study. Cancer, 113(7), 1676–1684.
  2. Orecchio, S. (2011). Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in indoor emission from decorative candles. Atmospheric Environment, 45(10), 1888-1895.
  3. Knezevich, A., Muzic, J., Hatsukami, D. K., Hecht, S. S., & Stepanov, I. (2013). Nornicotine nitrosation in saliva and its relation to endogenous synthesis of N'-nitrosonornicotine in humans. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 15(2), 591–595.