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Reducing nicotine exposure results in weight gain in smokers randomised to very low nicotine content cigarettes

Men and women who were compliant in the lowest nicotine content cigarette conditions gained 1.2 kg over 6 weeks, indicating weight gain is a likely consequence of reduced exposure to nicotine.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2016 14:11
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With an Eye on Hunger, Scientists See Promise in Genetic Tinkering of Plants

Using genetic engineering techniques to alter photosynthesis, they increased the productivity of a test plant — tobacco — by as much as 20 percent, they said Thursday in a study published by the journal Science. That is a huge number, given that plant br
New York Times
added Nov 17, 2016 23:35

[California, Nevada] Raley’s Moves to Make All Check Stands “Better For You”

In 2015, Raley’s eliminated tobacco products from stores. These decisions are in response to customers' increased interest in food and greater concerns about their health than ever before. These improvements in the shopping experience are based on Raley’
Business Wire
added Nov 15, 2016 21:00

DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease

New research shows that people can minimize an inherited risk for heart attack by living right -- exercising, eating healthy, staying slim and quitting smoking. Even with a little effort in these areas, people can cut their high genetic risk of heart di
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2016 00:08

[Malawi] Food security, or tobacco only?

Under the European Union, the NAFSN in Malawi includes, on the pretext of improved food security, an increase in tobacco growing in terms both of yield per hectare and in area cultivated. Furthermore, the programme co-operates with subsidiaries of the wo
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03

[Canada] Robbie Williams starts smoking again

The 42-year-old singer ditched his naughty habit four years ago when daughter Teddy was born but recently turned to the cigarettes again after undergoing a strict diet regime. After piling on the pounds when he first stopped smoking, Robbie revealed: "I
Mississauga (ON) News (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:39

Is Vaping Actually the Secret to Weight Control?

Glover has been researching smoking reduction for the past 23 years. With obesity about to overtake tobacco smoking as the mostly costly disease in many countries, she's looking at whether vaping can actually be part of the solution. We asked her what she
added Oct 27, 2016 15:17

Could Vaping be a New Weapon in the Battle of the Bulge?

This article explores the emerging perception that vaping electronic cigarettes with nicotine and flavors could deliver similar appetite and weight control effects as smoking. The potential to reduce risks associated with excess weight deserves exploratio
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2016 13:45

[UK] Vaping could help prevent ex-smokers piling on the pounds, research suggests

Weight gain is a major concern among smokers looking to quit. On average individuals put on 5kg in the first year they go without cigarettes. Nicotine is known to suppress appetite and increase metabolic rate, among other effects. While nicotine replace
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:43

How e-cigarettes may help to fight obesity: Vaping using food flavours 'helps to suppress cravings'

Experts claim e-liquids with food flavourings could replicate eating sensations and help users eat less. Smokers trying to quit are known to pile on the pounds as a result of their nicotine withdrawal. The drug suppresses appetite - causing a reduction
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2016 14:27
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