Chicken healthiest amongst top 10 tweeted food items: US research

New York: In a study held in US, scientists found that there is only one healthy food item out of top ten tweeted food items. The healthiest food got selected by the research team was chicken, which came on seventh rank when it comes to...

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New York: In a study held in US, scientists found that there is only one healthy food item out of top ten tweeted food items.

The healthiest food got selected by the research team was chicken, which came on seventh rank when it comes to maximum tweeted food items.

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This study also revealed that one of the most popular foods in the US was coffee and was also one of the most tweeted foods in the US between mid-2014 to mid-2015 followed by beer and pizza.

The scientists at the University of Utah surveyed around 80 million tweets on twitter which was a random sample of one percent public availability, geotagged, tweets, over the course of one year.

Study published in the online Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Public Health and Surveillance gave few suggestions that these types of comparisons could provide clues as to how our surrounding neighbourhood – the environment that we live, work, and play in—impacts our health and well-being.

By- Ishita Chauhan

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