<p><b>How to quit smoking and not put the weight on? Part 1</b></p> <p>From 5 persons who have quit smoking, 4 gain approximately 2-5 kg. However, as a rule after some time all return to their usual form.</p> <p>Science says: harm for health from smoking one pack of <a href="http://www.cigarettehouse.net"><b>cigarettes</b></a> a day is comparable with 40-50 kg of extra weight.</p> <p>Why people who have quit smoking gain weight?</p> <p>Truly speaking, smoking is an assistant in controlling extra weight (however this is too expensive for lungs, heart and other organs). Smoker's body gets used with the following:</p> <p>1. Smoking restrains hunger. The point is that nicotine furthers glycogen secretion by liver, as result increases a little level of sugar in the blood and that is why appetite eases a little. While metabolism will not come to normal, person that has quit smoking will have approximately half of kilogram every week weight gain.</p> <p>2. Smoking facilitates calories burning. Nicotine hastens metabolism and heart beating and when smoker quits smoking; his body burns approximately 100 calories less a day. Only after several weeks or months metabolism comes to normal.</p> <p>3. Smoking makes general state better. Tobacco increases level of dopamine ("pleasure hormone") in the brain. But high-calorie delicacies influence quite similar, it is possible that after quitting smoking person will start eating a lot of sweets.</p> <p>4. Smoking dulls a little taste sensors. After smoking refusal food becomes tastier and has more pleasant aroma, probably, that is why, person wants to eat oftener and oftener.</p> <p>5. Smoking occupies hands and mouth. This is true for food as well.</p> <p>6. Smoking is very reliable habit. Many people use food and <b>cigarettes</b> as way of struggle with boredom stress.</p> <p>It is not as difficult as it may seem. First, weight can increase a little; it is, first of all, because of metabolism normalization. Besides, even among heavy smokers there are quite many fatties. Reason of weight increase is that ex-smokers often substitute smoke breaks with food breaks.</p>