U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Weight Management

You Can Control Your Weight as You Quit Smoking

Advice for smokers who wish to quit but are afraid that they will experience post-cessation weight gain. The health risks of smoking and benefits of quitting are outlined, and simple tips for avoiding weight gain are provided. Diet and exercise guidelines are offered too.

Review Date: March 01, 2012

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK