Young people start Smoking for various reasons, one of them is trying to stop the process of weight gain. In total the survey was attended by 10,5 thousand children aged 11 to 15 years. All the tested group had the habit and quite often smoked. The results of the work done, says the publication UPI.com.

Girls with overweight was Smoking almost 2.5 times more often than those who considered their weight normal. Full of teenage boys smoked in 1.5 times more often than the average. The data obtained, researchers believe, will help to understand the problems of children's Smoking and to develop effective methods of struggle.

In another experiment with laboratory rats, scientists have proved that nicotine does help to reduce weight. The animals that the organism was introduced micro-portions of this substance, is rapidly losing weight. However, it appeared irreversible problems related to the functioning of the body.

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