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- How to Prevent the Freshman 15 - "So many first-year college students gain unwanted pounds that the so-called Freshman 15 is the subject of a new MTV reality show. But the phenomenon, say experts, is probably a misnomer. According to a 2008 study in the journal Eating Behaviors, female college students who gain weight during their first year actually gain an average of..."
- Freshman 5 may put young women on road to obesity - "It's still alarming because that happened over six to seven months," Dr. Janis A. Randall Simpson told Reuters Health. "If young women going to university continue to put on weight at that rate it could be very problematic."
- Avoid Freshman 15 with diet, exercise - "...Many students will add weight during their freshman year on campus because of a combination of unhealthy eating and less exercise. Former high school athletes are at a greater risk of gaining weight due to a change in their consistent exercise patterns."
- Freshman 15 drops some pounds - "...The Freshman 15, a term coined to describe the extra pounds that many college students pack on in their first year away from home, has lost some weight. New research out Sunday shows that the newcomers on campus only gain a little more than half that amount. Call it the Freshman 8."
- Hot Topics in Nutrition: The Freshman Fifteen - "...Many students complain of weight gain of five to fifteen pounds or more during their first year at Cornell, but no scientific studies have looked at this until recently."
- College freshmen can avoid the 'Freshman 15' - "One of Dianne Wang's chief fears about going to college this month is gaining weight, or what some call the "Freshman 15." The 17-year-old San Franciscan isn't alone, as thousands of high school graduates head for college this fall to juggle a heavy academic load, a new social life -- and a college cafeteria with its smorgasbord of light and not-so-light foods."
- Beating the Freshman Fifteen - "Everyone's heard warnings about the "freshman 15." But is it true that many college students pack on 15 pounds during their first year at school?"
- How to Avoid the Freshman 15 - The "freshman 15" is a term used to describe the weight gain many college students experience. Dormitory food is usually high in fat and calories, and you may not have the free time you once had for exercise.
- 5 Ways to Get Fat in College - "My first day of college I showed up with a sense of anticipation at my new life. I had new clothes, new accessories, a new attitude and, a year later, a new layer of fat. With all the changes that happen in college, it isn't surprising so many freshman gain weight that first semester away from home. But, that weight gain isn't inevitable. Find out what you can do to avoid the Freshman 15."
- BU NUTRITION EXPERT RECOMMENDS HEALTHY WAYS TO AVOID THE "FRESHMAN 15" - With easy access to fattening take-out food, convenience stores with quick fixes for munchies readily accessible and daily late night pizza runs, the freedom of college life can also mean gaining the dreaded “freshman 15.”
- Freshman 15: Here are some tips for avoiding college weight gain. - "For many first-year college students, the infamous phenomenon known as the freshman 15 is an even scarier prospect than a professor who actually takes attendance, and far more sinister than a class that meets for two-and-a-half hours on a Friday afternoon."
- Freshman Fifteen - Wikipedia article on the Freshman 15 - "...the fifteen pounds of extra body fat some students gain during their freshman (first) year of study in college or university. Freshman typically live in halls of residence or dormitories, often compounding issues with unhealthy eating."