A recent study from the University of South Carolina and the University of North Carolina, reports that Tweeting may aid weight loss.

The researchers point out that actively using Twitter was associated with greater weight loss, and that participants mainly used Twitter to provide “informational support”, largely in the form of status updates.

They argue that further studies are needed to find engaging and useful ways of providing social support for participants in remotely-delivered weight loss programmes.

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