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2014-02-10 23:25:57

The new “Easy Ways To Burn Calories” article on the website Vkool.com gives people useful tips on how to burn calories fast. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The new “Easy Ways To Burn Calories” article on the website Vkool.com provides readers with innovative techniques on how to boost their caloric burn within a short period of time. At the beginning of the article, the author recommends people to use green tea to burn calories naturally. Green tea contains plant chemicals...

2013-08-21 23:24:28

Avoid gaining the dreaded "freshman 15" and get in shape for college with LA Weight Loss. Greensboro, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 College is an exciting time: a new city, new school, and a fresh start. For most, it’s also the first time living away from home in a dorm or residence. For those living at home, it still signals the first time classes won’t be finished by 3 PM; the beginning of regular late-night study sessions; most of all, a newfound sense of...

2013-08-13 23:17:23

American University professor explains how mindful eating works and how college students can use it to stay healthy. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 It’s back to school time and a whole new group of students will leave home for the first time as they enter their freshman year in college. No doubt those students are well aware of the “freshman 15”—the legendary weight many students gain their first year of college. And while the obvious tips to avoiding the freshman 15...

Fast Food Consumption In US On Decline
2013-02-21 13:47:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new federal health survey, Americans are including fewer fast food calories in their diet than they did just a decade ago. This report comes on the heels of another recent study which indicated that US children are eating fewer calories than they did 10 years ago. Based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), federal researchers showed that adults took in about 11 percent of...

2012-10-23 07:28:09

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As most college freshmen in America have already settled into their routines during the fall semester, many may be experiencing unprecedented weight gain. Although the myth of the "Freshman 15" has echoed throughout university halls for years, the truth behind the concept has not been proven until recently by Auburn University researchers. Although these weight struggles are not unexpected, the makers of Hydroxycut(TM) believe such...

2012-09-17 23:06:11

A new study published today in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (APNM)  looks beyond the much-feared weight gain common to first-year students and reports on the full 4-year impact of higher education on weight, BMI, and body composition. "Gropper et al. present a unique study that follows students through their undergraduate years. It documents the nature of the weight gain and shows the differences between males and females,” says Susan Whiting, a...

2012-04-02 23:01:46

Protica is pleased to announce that its newly released protein shot, Profect®, was designed with the needs of college students in mind. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 Protica is pleased to announce that its newly released protein shot, Profect®, was designed with the needs of college students in mind. Profect protein can be used by college student to ensure they are consuming a healthy diet while away from home for the first time. Profect´s nutritious formulation may also...

Freshman 15 A Myth: Study
2011-11-02 05:45:16

The belief that college freshmen gain an average of 15 pounds during their first year of school is untrue, according to a new study by researchers at the Ohio State University. Rather, the average student gains between 2.4 and 3.4 pounds during their first year of college, the researchers reported on Tuesday. “The ℠freshman 15´ is a media myth,” said Jay Zagorsky, research scientist at Ohio State University's Center for Human Resource Research and co-author of the...

2010-09-21 22:05:08

A new University of Michigan study finds that college women with roommates who weigh more than average gain less weight during their freshman year than women with slimmer roommates: half a pound versus 2.5 pounds. That compares to the typical freshman weight gain of 2.5-to-6 pounds"”much less than the mythical "Freshman 15." "This finding seems counterintuitive, but there are some good explanations for why it may be happening," said Kandice Kapinos, an assistant research scientist at...

2009-08-18 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As students all across the country flock to college campuses this month, The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America's leading authority on fitness and one of the largest fitness certification, education and training organizations in the world, today revealed its top ten fitness and nutrition tips for remaining in good health for the 2009 school year. A study published this year in Nutrition Journal shows that nearly one in four freshmen gain at...