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    “That pizza was #delish!” What Do Tweets Say About Our Health?
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    Oct 17, 2016

    “That pizza was #delish!” What Do Tweets Say About Our Health?

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    "Coffee" was the most tweeted food in the continental U.S. from mid-2014 to mid-2015 followed by "beer" then "pizza". Besides hinting at which foods are popular, VPCAT scholar Quynh Nguyen, Ph.D., assistant professor at the University of Utah College of Health, and colleagues, are finding that tweets may reveal something about our health. A study published in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance reports that communities that tweeted more often about physical activities, or expressed positive sentiments about healthy foods, had better overall health.... Read More