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Freshman 15 Myth

'Freshman 15' And Other Life Stage Weight Gain: What's Real?

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 01.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Unless you're on a media-free diet, you've probably heard the news about the 15 pounds college students supposedly pack on freshman year. Just in case you missed it, the "Freshman 15" has been deemed nothing but a media myth.

'Freshman 15' A Myth?

Posted 01.01.2012 | College

A new study from Ohio State University reveals that the much-mythologized 'Freshman 15' is just that -- a tall tale. College students do gain an a...