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After meals

Having a smoke after lunch or dinner is a routine for many smokers.

The best way to break down these cravings is do something different, straight after a meal:

  • Read a newspaper or magazine.
  • Brush your teeth.
  • Go for a quick walk.

It might take a few tries to find what works – don’t give up!

How do you break down your after-meal cravings?

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Helpful tips from others


Tayla , via Facebook PostStar

I removed myself from places where I thought I would be tempted. Changed routine. I am now 17 months smoke free!!!

Tania , via Facebook PostStar

After dinner I go straight and brush my teeth... helps me avoid eating dessert too.

Kylie , LilydaleStar

I have gum or a mint as soon as I’ve finished eating.

Tommy , Blackburn Star


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