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If I stop smoking, will my weight decrease or increase?

Most people gain weight when they stop smoking.

Cigarette smoke contains many substances that induce appetite suppression and weight loss. When one stops smoking, the appetite is stimulated. Moreover, the toxins present in cigarette that were causing weight loss are no longer there.

Average weight gained after quitting smoking is 2kg. But there are cases on record where people have gained as much as 13kg after quitting cigarette!

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This page last updated on:
June 2, 2004