Smoking status and body mass index: a longitudinal study.

  title={Smoking status and body mass index: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Marcus R Munaf{\`o} and Kate M Tilling and Yoav Ben-Shlomo},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  volume={11 6},
INTRODUCTION The general consensus is that smoking cessation leads to some degree of weight gain, although considerable disagreement remains regarding the magnitude and duration of this gain. METHODS We investigated the relationship between smoking status and change in body mass index (BMI) over time in a cohort of male participants recruited for a study of cardiovascular risk factors and assessed at multiple timepoints. We further investigated whether calorie consumption, recorded using food… CONTINUE READING
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