Twitter is the world's biggest slimming club when you tweet what you eat to lose weight

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01:10 GMT, 8 October 2012

The Twitter diet

It's midnight, we're waving our dinner guests off and I can hardly move.

I've eaten three courses of Greek food, finishing with homemade baklava and ice cream, and all I want to do is collapse on the bed clutching a pack of Rennies.

Instead, I log into Twitter and post a full description of the meal, with the hashtag #tweetwhatyoueat.

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A carrot a day keeps the Twitter police at bay

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A bowl of healthy soup, now with added smug

Whether you choose to eat chocolate cheesecake, left, or a bowl of healthy soup, right, tweet about it and feel the disapproval or the adulation of the twitterati