The ‘Freshman 15′ Is More Myth Than Reality


Late-night pizza and doughnuts, buffalo wings, beer kegs, unlimited waffle servings at Sunday brunch — these all seem to go with the college experience. But fear not, college freshmen. You’re not going to gain 15 pounds of weight your first year of college, as everyone claimed. Turns out, the gain is not anything close to that. According to a study slated for the December 2011 edition of Social Science Quarterly, college freshmen… Read More