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New study says you can tweet your way thin

February 7, 2013 7:05:03 AM PST
A compelling new study says you can tweet your way thin.

Nearly 100 overweight men and women were divided into two groups for a six-month weight-loss program.

The group that posted the updates and got feedback about their weight loss on twitter lost more weight than the group that didn't.

In fact, researchers at the University of South Carolina found every ten posts to twitter equaled a fraction of a pound in weight loss.

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