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TIME How Much Weight Will You Gain After You Quit Smoking?

So, while it’s true that some quitters will gain a significant amount of weight, a great many will actually lose extra fat — an added health bonus on top of putting out cigarettes for good.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 11, 2012 15:48

[UK] Ex-smokers 'pile on the pounds'

The story comes from a study looking at weight change in smokers who managed to quit the habit for up to 12 months, without receiving drug treatment. It found that giving up smoking was associated with an average increase in body weight of 4-5kg (9-11lb)
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 11, 2012 15:40

Weight gain in smokers after quitting cigarettes: meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking cessation is associated with a mean increase of 4-5 kg in body weight after 12 months of abstinence, and most weight gain occurs within three months of quitting. Variation in weight change is large, with about 16% of quitters losing weight and 13%
British Medical Journal
added Jul 11, 2012 06:48

[France, UK] Former smokers 'gain up to 5kg'

Researchers, based in the UK and France, found that former smokers gained an average of 4.67kg in the 12 months after they quit.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jul 11, 2012 06:16

Star Scientific Announces Allowance of Patent Claims Covering Products for Weight Loss and Reduction in Tobacco Use

the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for claims covering a product formulation that, among other uses, assists in weight loss and also the reduction of tobacco use. Application No. 12/826,985, entitled "Nutritional P
PR Newswire
added Jul 10, 2012 14:43

[UK-Scotland] Eating the elephant in slices or in one go: views of participants in a smoking cessation intervention trial on multiple behaviour changes as sequential or concurrent tasks

This paper explores smoking cessation participants'perceptions of attempting weight management alongside smoking cessation within the context of a health improvement intervention implemented in Glasgow, Scotland.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 3, 2012 13:55

[UK] Obese and smokers less of a burden on the NHS than the healthy who live longer - report

Research by the Institute of Economic Affairs argues that a tax on fatty food could actually increase the burden on the health system and unfairly penalise the poor.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 27, 2012 16:11

Soda and Tobacco Industry Corporate Social Responsibility Campaigns: How Do They Compare?

In an article that forms part of the PLoS Medicine series on Big Food, Andrew Cheyne and colleagues compare soda companies' corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaigns - which are designed to bolster the image and popularity of their products and to p
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 26, 2012 16:45

Secondhand smoke is linked to Type 2 diabetes and obesity

Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke have higher rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes than do nonsmokers without environmental exposure to tobacco smoke, a new study shows. T
added Jun 25, 2012 15:04

[India] Check tobacco promotion, sales: Voluntary group to FSSAI

"The tobacco industry has been using indirect and surrogate means like sponsoring TV shows, cricket tournaments and award functions to promote products such as pan masala through their identical brand extensions." "The use of identical or similar brand
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:03
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