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Can Social Media Help You Lose Weight?

Do dieting influencers and communities help or hurt when you’re trying to get in shape?

Do dieting influencers and communities help or hurt when you’re trying to get in shape? If you’re trying to lose weight you might have tried out exercise tips and diet recipes you’ve seen online. Some find social media groups a useful source of support, but there are concerns that some of the advice might not be as healthy as it seems, and that social media celebrities are setting unhelpful and unrealistic body expectations. So how can you cut through all the noise, and which social networks might be better than others when it comes to losing weight?

Presenter: Mike Wendling
Reporter: Anisa Subedar
Studio manager: James Beard

Photo Caption: A woman stands on a bathroom scale
Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Mon 24 Sep 2018 03:06GMT

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