Courtesy of TwitterAmanda MacMillan, SELF magazine
We've asked you to get #UpnOut with us. We've given you plenty of #JumpStartDiet tips, showered you with healthy recipes and even encouraged you to #TreatYoSelf. And through it all, we ask you to tell us about it on Twitter. And it's not just because we like to see our @SELFmagazine handle in your feeds (although we love that, too!). We do it because we've known for quite some time what the science is now starting to prove: It works!
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According to a new study published this week in the journal Translational Behavioral Medicine, Twitter can be a valuable support tool for people trying to shed pounds. The study is one of the first to examine the social networking site as part of a larger weight-loss program.
Researchers from the University of South Carolina studied a group of 42 overweight men and women who had been given a weight-loss podcast subscription, a calorie-tracking app and a Twitter app onRead More »from Twitter Helps You Lose Weight