Our expert says:
This is really a most serious error. Tell your friend that she should stop smoking ASAP because it will seriously harm her health. Try to reason with her - among other arguments, point out that many smokers are very overweight. Impress upon her that to lose weight the healthy way, she needs to reduce her energy intake by using an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss', ‘Balanced diet' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increasing her energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life).
Hope you can convince your friend to stop this dangerous habit.
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