Credit: Deena's Twitter, Mario&Luigi/WENN.com Photo: Deena's Slim Body From Behind

Maybe it's a new diet technique, extra hard workouts, or just being in love with Chris (aww!), but whatever Deena Nicole is doing, it's working for her.

The Jersey Shore star took to Twitter yesterday (August 15), writing, "#TMNT #NickTurtles is coming back baby! Look I have a turtle shell." We're excited for the return of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles too (and so is Snooki apparently), but we're too distracted by Deena's slender bod at the moment!

Compared to a photo from Season 5 in Florence in May of 2011 (right), Deena definitely looks slimmer as a whole. Looks like it's time to change that meatball nickname to tofurkey ball. Or, if we're going with the TMNT theme, say hello to the lean and toned Deena-tello!

Want more Jersey Shore? Catch the next episode of Snooki & JWOWW on on Thursday, August 16 at 10 p.m. on MTV.

Source: @DeenaNicoleMTV

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