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Smoking No Way To Stay Slim

By Kellie Heywood

Research suggests that some women who smoke are reluctant to stop because they fear weight gain, but cigarette smoking may not be as effective in controlling weight as they think.

Puffing to stay thin

According to Dr Cindy Pomerleau, a research professor at the University of Michigan, while there may be many reasons people continue to smoke, for many women the fear of weight gain is an important reason for not quitting.

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