Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion Updated 05 October 2015 Reduce sugar cravings If you struggle to resist sugar cravings following your evening meal, it may be worth investing in a vanilla-scented air freshener or candle. A study at St George’s hospital in London found that using vanilla-scented patches on the back of participants’ hands significantly reduced their appetite for sweet foods and drinks. It is thought that this is due to the smell of vanilla, which is believed to help suppress sweet cravings. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle WATCH: Sperm counts are falling, but there could be an answer to the 'semen crisis' Lifestyle As more research about vaping becomes available, another shocking new finding – it could harm young women’s fertility Mental health WATCH: This is how casinos use smell to hack your brain Medical This common medication can cause behavioural problems in children if taken during pregnancy Medical Caring for children whose parents succumb to drugs and alcohol Mental health Do you think your personality needs an overhaul? Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.