For Smokers Only: Why Do You Smoke?

For Smokers Only: Why Do You Smoke?

Although smoking cigarettes is physiologically addictive, people smoke for reasons other than nicotine craving. What kind of smoker are you?

Knowing what your motivations and satisfactions are can ultimately help you quit. This test is designed to provide you with a score on each of six factors that describe many people’s smoking.

Read the statements and then circle the number that represents how often you feel this way when you smoke cigarettes. Be sure to answer each question.

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Some sources of iron are red meat, poultry, oily fish, shellfish, beans, lentils, raisins, and green leafy vegetables. In addition to the above-mentioned nutrients, it is vital that you are gaining weight at this time. If you were considered to be at normal weight before pregnancy, you can expect to gain an average of one to two pounds per week during your second trimester. It can be counterintuitive for some to be happy about that number rising on the scale each week but yes, be happy! That rising number means your baby is growing beautifully and your body is too, in preparation for your little one. According to the American Pregnancy Association, your weight gain (by the end of pregnancy) will be distributed according to this chart. Although it is critical to gain weight during pregnancy, it is just as important to avoid excessive weight gain due to improper food consumption quite the balancing act! The foods recommended throughout The Whole Pregnancy are designed to give the most bang for the buck with regard to nutrients per calorie/kilocalorie. Of course you will have cravings and there is some wiggle room for those cravings in the 90/10 cheat rule (allowing 10 percent of your total calorie intake to be allotted to your cheat foods of choice); however, it is advised to strictly limit empty-calorie foods if possible.

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