This is timely enough, considering we've just come off Thanksgiving.
TommieMedia (of the University of St. Thomas) covers an Ohio State University study that says the Freshman 15 is a myth. What it finds:
Women 2.4 pounds, on average;
Men 3.4 pounds;
Weight gain does happen over a college career -- 7-9 pounds on average for women, and 12-13 pounds for men;
College students really only gain a half pound more than peers who don't go to school.
Read TommieMedia's coverage of student perspectives here.
Before you keep reading ...
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