Obese girls more likely to be addicted to smoking.

According to the Health Behavior News Service, a study was conducted on obese teenage girls who were found to be twice as addicted to nicotine compared to young adults. The study concluded that certain factors such as depression, low self-esteem, and below average academic performance were a result to problematic behaviors one of which being cigarette smoking. The study also showed that obese teenage girls were susceptible to these factors. To read more about the study, click here.

Watch this video to see similar study results of smoking and obesity on teenagers conducted back in 2009…

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