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Weight gain in college? The freshman 15 is just a myth, U.S. study reveals

By Sciencedaily.com | Posted - Nov. 1, 2011 at 9:22 a.m.



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Contrary to popular belief, most college students don't gain anywhere near 15 pounds during their freshman year, according to a new nationwide study. Rather than adding "the freshman 15," as it is commonly called, the average student gains between about 2.5 and 3.5 pounds during the first year of college. Read More ...

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