Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain While Quitting Smoking

Get enough exercise

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(HealthDay News) -- Gaining weight is a common side effect while you're trying to quit smoking, but there are things you can do to avoid putting on pounds.

The Weight-Control Information Network offers these tips:

  • Get plenty of regular exercise.
  • Eat a healthy diet.
  • Limit snacks and alcohol.
  • Ask your doctor about using medication to help control cravings.

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