Supporting Stoptober

Many people worry that stopping smoking will sabotage their slimming journey, but the great news is that you can give up without gaining weight. With Slimming World support, you can stop and slim this Stoptober!

The campaign runs throughout October and is based on research showing that if you can stop smoking for 28 days, you’re five times more likely to give up for good.

Smoking is the number one preventable cause of death in the UK. While we know that many people worry they’​ll pile on the pounds if they stop smoking, the great news is you can give up smoking without gaining weight and, with Slimming World, you can even stop and slim.

Slimming World can help you to give up smoking and lose weight because:

  • our Food Optimising eating plan enables you to satisfy your appetite and deal with cravings, giving you the freedom to enjoy as much Free Food as you like
  • unique support at group or online helps you identify danger zones, plan for the week ahead and make long-term changes to your habits
  • our Body Magic programme guides you to become more active and take advantage of your new-found energy after you’ve given up smoking

Throughout the campaign we’ll be providing tips, recipes and a special Slimming World Online offer for people looking for support to manage their weight when they quit smoking.

To find out more about our online offer, and to download a free 7-day eating plan packed with delicious recipes to help quitters eat well and stay on track, visit

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