Many smokers cannot give up the habit, referring to the obligatory weight gain. Scientists from Glasgow University found: cigarette by themselves provoke the deposition of abdominal fat, which increases the risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
The researchers analyzed data collected in 29 studies in 150,000 people. Experts were interested in the frequency of Smoking, weight, waist size, reports The Daily Mail. Also calculate the body mass index (BMI).
Waist circumference in smokers and BMI was found to be greater than people almost never smoked. Smokers really weighed less, but the whole accumulated fat they were concentrated in the abdominal area. This greatly increased the risk of developing many diseases.
Not long ago, scientists conducted another study and proved that the majority of people after quitting Smoking without gaining many pounds. And dialed the weight is reduced in a fairly short period of time.