You probably didn’t start smoking to control your weight. You probably noticed one day, when it was too late, that you became addicted to tobacco. By getting hooked on cigarettes, you started smoking more and more, which had an impact on your metabolism: it burn around a hundred more calories per day.
However, is clogging your body with tobacco smoke the best way not to gain weight? Perhaps are you telling youself that There are Worse Things than Cigarettes? Just remember that tobacco smoke is a toxic and carcinogenic mixture of more than 4,000 chemicals.
Nicotine can affect weight in three major ways:
These effects may seem beneficial, but smoking becomes very taxing on your body over time.
Although there is no magic recipe to lose weight, it's totally feasible to keep a healthy weight while quitting smoking. Every day:
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