A particularly noteworthy result is that the difference between the WHR in smokers and nonsmokers have increased during the study.Although smoking has decreased in Western countries, obesity has increased. Recent studies have suggested that smokers of today may have less weight problems than non-smokers. That’s why I wanted to study whether the relationship between smoking and being overweight has changed over time, said Lisa Webb, Master of Public Health to PCI.
One might think that you gain weight if you stop smoking. But is not that simple. The Master’s thesis of the Nordic School of Public Health in Sweden shows that smoking does not help you lose weight.
- By comparison, 5 of 9 subjects who received a placebo were positive for the toxin is negative or positive toxin C. difficulties during the study period.