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Kick the Habit...Without Gaining a Pound

Easy tricks to keep the weight off when you quit smoking

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Avoid the addiction—and the weight gain

by Leslie Barrie

Studies show that most women will put on about 8 pounds when they stop smoking, in part because the habit curbs your appetite. To avoid weight gain, try these tricks; they may even help you keep the pounds off if you’ve never lit up.

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