A reader asks:
"Why do I have the urge to snack so much when I quit smoking? Is weight gain during smoking cessation inevitable? What can I do to avoid trading one problem (smoking) for another (weight gain)?"
While a small weight gain when quitting smoking is normal, it should fall back off within a couple of months if you're eating as you were before cessation.
Let's take a look at what you can do to avoid putting on pounds when you quit smoking.
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