Nutritional Quality of Foods, Beverages in Celebrities’ Social Media Posts

JAMA Network Open

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2022

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What The Study Did: In this analysis of nearly 5,200 foods and beverages in social media posts from 181 highly followed celebrities, most depicted an unhealthy profile of foods and beverages, such as alcoholic beverages, snacks and sweets.

Authors: Bradley P. Turnwald, Ph.D., of the University of Chicago, is the corresponding author.

  

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.43087)

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