Weight Control and Smoking Cessation (cont.)
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Limit snacking and alcohol
Having more high-fat, high-sugar snacks and alcoholic drinks may lead to weight gain when you quit smoking. The ideas below may help you make healthy eating and beverage choices as you quit smoking.
Tips for Healthy Eating and Beverage Selections as You Quit
Consider using medication to help you quit
Talk to your health care provider about medications that may help you quit smoking. Some people gain less weight when they use medication.
Medications That May Help You Quit Smoking
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