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Want to lose weight? Quit smoking.

Tweet Not only does smoking not make people thinner, it is linked to weight gain, researchers in Spain said. Lead author Francisco Javier Basterra-Gortari of the University of Navarra said nicotine poisoning was linked to weight gain. The study, published in Revista Espanola de Cardiologia, found after tracking smokers, non-smokers and those who quit, those who had never smoked put on the least amount of weight over a 4-year period. The researche ... Jump to full article >>

David Letterman lectures Jamie Oliver and says his healthy eating crusade won’t work in America

Tweet Jamie Oliver has suffered another setback in his crusade to make America healthy – a doom-filled lecture from chatshow host David Letterman. The chef had already been reduced to tears by Americans’ resistance to his fight against obesity, but Letterman only added to his frustrations in an extraordinary five-minute monlogue watched by millions during The Late Show. The host told Oliver he believed diet pills were the only success ... Jump to full article >>