Weight loss

Social Media Influencers and Weight Loss

Social Media Influencers and Weight Loss

In April this year research by Christina Sabbagh from Obesity Action Scotland on the dangers of “social media influencers” on weight loss hit the front pages in the UK and across the world. Her research showed that a significant proportion of the information found online which claimed to assist weight management was inaccurate or misleading. Here’s her account of her work, and the worldwide media storm which followed the presentation of the reports abstract in Spring 2019.

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