Managing Your Weight When Quitting Smoking
We know that many people worry about gaining weight when they stop smoking. In order to manage your weight, it’s helpful to understand how your body changes and how our products can help.
Nicotine Affects Your Metabolism and Appetite
The nicotine in cigarettes both increases your metabolic rate and suppresses your appetite. If you quit smoking, your metabolic rate may drop. The nicotine contained in our products can help control that drop when you stop smoking.
Tips for Managing Your Weight
Following these simple tips can help you watch your weight when you quit smoking:
- Eat healthy snacks like fruit, vegetables, and sugar-free sweets instead of fattening snacks.
- Include more exercise in your daily routine.
- Limit your alcohol intake.
- Enjoy healthier meals.
- Use the NICORETTE® Inhaler to relieve cravings and keep your hands busy.