Quitting Tobacco: Enjoying Meals … Without Smoking

November 2004
Quitting Tobacco: Enjoying Meals;11/8/2004, p1
The article offers tips on how to quit smoking after meals. It is inferred that smoking urges may be stronger at different meal times. Most of smokers feel the need to smoke after meals at home, work or restaurant. The author suggests smokers to identify the kinds of foods that will increase their desire to smoke, and use nicotine replacement products or mouthwash to reduce nicotine cravings.


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