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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.

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.

2008-09-29 14:40:00

By ASHLEY KINDERGAN, STAFF WRITER It's difficult to think of a way to add pounds faster than living the stereotypical college lifestyle. Juggling coursework, jobs and a social life leaves little time for exercising or even regular meals.

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2006-10-22 19:25:00

The "Freshman 15" is more like 5 to 7, but it is followed by the "Sophomore 2 or 3," say researchers who led two of the largest and longest studies ever done of weight gain among college students.

2005-12-18 20:08:32

Most new college students dread the "Freshman 15" -- the typical number of pounds they'll gain during that first year. But two studies highlight simple ways they can keep that number as low as possible.

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2005-11-22 16:45:00

Preventing the so-called freshman 15 -- the typical number of pounds students gain during their first year of college -- could be as simple as stepping on a scale every morning or getting a little information about big portions in all-you-can-eat dining halls, according to two new studies from Cornell University.


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