[Sca-cooks] Negative calories was sugar problems

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Sun Aug 6 20:29:40 PDT 2006

There is some evidence to suggest that nicotine triggers insulin production 
making the smoker slightly hyperglycemic.  The increased blood sugar reduces 
the appetite.  One might consider the blood sugar rise absent the ingestion 
of calories as "negative calories."


> Fair enough, but my emphasis was on the use of the word 'cause'.  As if
> smoking counted as 'negative calories' or something.
> Now, if one substitutes food for smoking, that's a different problem,
> but it isn't a cause.
> Duriel

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