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Smokers have worse diets than non-smokers

evaluated data from 5293 US adults and found that smokers consumed around 200 more calories a day, despite eating significantly smaller portions of food, than non-smokers or former smokers. Dr Vernarelli commented: "Smokers had diets that were high in en
ScienceDaily
added Apr 7, 2018 20:48
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'Sin taxes' can help to curb chronic disease: How levies on soft drinks, snacks, alcohol and tobacco are more likely to change the behaviour of poorer consumers

A global study found taxes on soft drinks, snacks, alcohol and tobacco are more likely to change the lifestyle behaviour of vulnerable poorer consumers / But most of the tax revenues would come from higher income households / Poor of society are dispropo
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 01:08
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Smokers are at risk of PUTTING ON weight as evidence shows they eat an extra 200 calories a day

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:01
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More to gain: dietary energy density is related to smoking status in US adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings suggest that smoking status is associated with poor diet quality. Former smokers had a slightly lower ED value (1.84) than current non-daily smokers (1.89) but a higher value than never smokers (1.79).
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 4, 2018 12:49
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Smokers are at risk of PUTTING ON weight as evidence shows they eat an extra 200 calories a day

It may be the case that people who smoke are less concerned with being healthy generally, so pay less attention to what they eat. Previous evidence shows they eat fewer fruit and vegetables than non-smokers. A team from Yale and Fairfield University in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2018 12:47
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[California] Coffee Drinkers Need Cancer Warning, Judge Rules, Giving Sellers the Jitters

The National Cancer Institute notes that...acrylamide levels in food vary widely and that “people are exposed to substantially more acrylamide from tobacco smoke than from food.”
New York Times
added Mar 31, 2018 14:16
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[UK] Bad lifestyles are to blame for 2,500 cancer cases a week as experts say the disease is not simply caused by genes or 'bad luck'

More than 2,500 cancer cases diagnosed every week in the UK are preventable by making simple lifestyle changes, research has found. Almost four in ten of all cancers could be avoided by switching to a healthier diet, doing more exercise and giving up sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:09
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[UK] Obesity could overtake smoking in cancer death risk - study

Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds, drinking alcohol, eating too little fibre, and outdoor air pollution, a study by Cancer Research UK found. But experts pr
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:06
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The graphic that proves obesity is the new smoking? How Australians got fat on cheap junk food as the rate of lighting up dropped - with cigarettes now costing $30 a pack

Smoking and obesity levels have gone in the opposite direction since the 1970s In 1977, almost 40 per cent of Australia smoked - today that number sits at 15% By contrast, obesity has risen from about 7% up to closer to 30% of population Health experts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:28
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SAMET: Lung Cancer, Smoking, and Obesity: It’s Complicated ($$)

Three main mechanisms have been postulated as underlying the increased cancer risk associated with obesity: 1) the actions of sex hormones affected by obesity; 2) insulin resistance and insulin-like growth factor 1; and 3) adipokine pathophysiology and sy
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 13, 2018 04:13
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