So what do we know about nicotine?
Appearantly nicotine wouldn’t be bad for our health. Actually, it might even be quite the opposite: the results of a study led by searchers from the American university Texas A & M have concluded that when ingested alone and without tobacco, nicotine could be some kind of “Fountain of Youth for the mind” and could help slow down the aging process. This discovery was made while searchers were working on nicotine’s potential neuroprotective agent capacity. The starting point of the study was that if nicotine can act as an appetite inhibitor, which has been proven in the past, it might also affect the brain in other ways.
the mice have been divided in three groups that received low, medium and high nicotine dosage in their water.
by setting three different dosages, searchers wanted to recreate three different categories of smokers.
a control group received water without nicotine.
the groups that received low and medium nicotine dosage witnessed no significant decrease in their appetite, weight or change in their neuro transmitters.
those who received the highest dosage of nicotine ate less, gained less weight and had an increased brain activity.
Jeremie is a journalist who has been writing about e-cigarettes for five years. Always on the lookout for new trends, he has already tested hundreds of different products.