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Study: Facebook Could be Making You Fat

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Spending a little too much time on Facebook?

You might be packing a couple extra pounds on your waistline.

According a soon to be published study in the Journal of Consumer Research, the world's most popular network will melt your self-control like butter.

 It's through a boost your esteem by looking at your collection of really beautiful,smart and funny friends.

 Then to reward the accomplishment, you eat a little bit too much.

 Or spend a little too much.

 The study found the more time study subjects used Facebook, the higher their body mass index and credit card debt are.

 You don't have to get rid of Facebook they say.

 Just knowing that it happens... is half the battle.

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